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Skidcar Introduces Skidbike for Police Motorcycle Trainers

May 17, 2013
Skidcar System Inc. introduced the Skidbike tool for law enforcement motorcycle training at its annual conference in Las Vegas, according to the company.

Video: Boy Questions Vegas Cop, Encounter Goes Viral

May 8, 2013
In the video clip, Jeremy Drew can be seen questioning the unidentified officer, who had illegally parked his police motorcycle on a sidewalk to purchase a drink.

Vegas Cop's Encounter with 12 Year Old

May 8, 2013

A 12-year-old boy's questioning of a Las Vegas Metro Police officer went viral this week, when he posted a YouTube video of the encounter. Read the full story here.

Struck D.C. Motor Cop Waited 20 Minutes for Ambulance

March 25, 2013
A Metropolitan (D.C.) Police motor officer struck by a vehicle was finally picked up by a Prince George's County ambulance 20 minutes after the accident, a delay that has prompted discipline of city personnel.

Va. Motor Cop Killed In Fiery Crash

December 31, 2012
Prince William County (Va.) Police Officer Chris Yung was killed in a fiery wreck Monday afternoon on Va. 28 near Piper Lane just outside Manassas.

Boston Motor Patrol

October 9, 2012

Boston celebrated two centennials in 2012—the building of Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox and the founding of the Boston Police Department's motor unit, which is known as the Mobile Operations Patrol (MOP) unit. The two centennials came together on Sept. 16, when agency brass recognized the unit's heritage during a ceremony in front of Fenway's "green monster" wall in left field. Photos courtesy of Robert Anthony.

Fla. Deputy Killed In Motorcycle Crash

September 27, 2012
A Broward (Fla.) Sheriff's Office deputy died Wednesday after his motorcycle slammed into a Mercedes in Pompano Beach.

Female Motor Officers

September 26, 2012
Female motor officers, like me, are distinguished as the top 0.2% (roughly) of law enforcement. What it took to get there wasn't an average walk in the park, but there is no other specialized unit I would rather be a part of.

Texas Toll Road Gets 85 MPH Limit, Fastest In Nation

September 7, 2012
The Texas Transportation Commission last week approved the new posted limit last week for the soon-to-open segment of toll road Texas 130 from just south of Austin to Interstate 10 in Seguin.

Colo. Motor Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

July 25, 2012
Matthew Tyner, a 13-year veteran of the department, was riding his motorcycle and conducting traffic enforcement when he collided with a vehicle on Austin Bluffs Parkway near Oro Blanco Drive.

Texas Agency Picks Victory for Motor Patrol

May 4, 2012
The Tyler (Texas) Police Department took delivery of 10 Victory Commander I police motorcycles in March. The motorcycles were delivered ready for duty with lights and siren, radios, radio connections, radar, and video equipment.

Why Motor Cops Should Wear a Full-Face Helmet

January 31, 2012
With the crop of quicker, more agile police motorcycles now arriving at law enforcement agencies, you would think helmet progression would be parallel. Agencies have hesitated to adopt advanced helmets such as Shoei's Multitec that are specifically designed for today's cycles.

Fla. Motor Cop Killed In Crash

December 27, 2011
A Seminole County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash, after a driver pulled out in front of him while turning left on Monday afternoon. Deputy Matt Miller served with the agency for nearly 24 years.

Victory Police Motorcycles

November 14, 2011

Victory Motorcycles, a division of Polaris, has introduced three new motorcycles into the police market for 2012—the Commander I, Commander II, and Vision. The touring-type bikes are conversions of the civilian Victory models Cross Country, Cross Roads, and Vision Tour respectively. The distinctively styled bikes have been upfitted for police use, tested in Michigan and Los Angeles by precision LE drivers, and adopted by several smaller agencies. Victory reps tout the officer-safety features on the cycles.

Calif. Motor Officer Injured Pursuing Bike In 130 mph Chase

November 9, 2011
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was injured when his motorcycle struck a vehicle while he pursued a motorcycle violator.

Motorcycle Accident at Funeral of Fallen Brother

November 1, 2011

Deanna Jensen, a retired Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police officer, was injured while riding her police motorcycle in a funeral procession for a fallen officer. She tells her story to Betsy Brantner Smith.

Motor Officers Claiming Ticket Quotas Sue LAPD

August 5, 2011
The officers, who were all assigned to the West Traffic Division, said they were reprimanded, denied overtime and promotions, or deprived of vacations after they objected to the quotas.

Half Shell Helmet Kit

July 29, 2011
The speakers and microphones in Setcom's Half Shell Helmet Kit are designed for highway speeds and noisy environments. It features a low-profile, aerodynamic design and is made of modern, lightweight, UV-rated plastic for extended durability.

Virginia Nurse Helps Save Injured Officer's Life

July 17, 2011
Jessica Elliott, 37, left her GMC truck three cars back, called 911 and rushed into the intersection to help the fallen officer, who lay bloody and bruised.

Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of Tennessee Trooper

May 8, 2011
Troopers Andy Wall and Buddy Head were riding their motorcycles on Sam Ridley Parkway in front of Stonecrest Hospital in Smyrna at 2 p.m., when a crash occurred involving three vehicles and the two state troopers.
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