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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.

Vectrix Electric Vehicle Challenge for Officers Benefits Charity

April 25, 2011
More than 80 police officers from 40 departments around the U.S. will participate in the Vectrix Electric Motorcycle Challenge from April 28-30. The event will raise funds for the Spokes4Hope charity for abused children.

Woman Guns Down Ore. Motor Officer During Pursuit

April 23, 2011
Officer Chris Kilcullen, a 12-year veteran of the force, had pulled alongside the 1998 Buick Skylark driven by Cheryl Kidd, 56, at a red light in Springfield. When Kilcullen, 43, motioned to Kidd to pull over, the woman pulled out a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding the officer.

Setcom Introduces Half Shell Helmet Communicator

February 25, 2011
The communications system, which can be added to most half-shell helmets, is designed with lightweight, UV-rated plastic and can be added as slide-up or snap-on option. It's compatible with Super Seer, Shoei and Bell brands.

Van Thief Rams Motor Officer, Drags Him Across Two Lanes of Traffic

October 5, 2010
The officer had spotted the van and was parked in a center divider on his bike when the driver accelerated toward the officer, striking him and dragging him across two lanes of traffic before striking a street light.

Washington Officer Cleared In Year-old Shooting Returns to Duty

October 3, 2010
Kennewick Police Chief Ken Hohenberg announced that a shooting review board found that Officer Lee Cooper's action on Sept. 14, 2009, was "lawful and proper."

Setcom Corp. Launches Portable-Only Wired SuperMic

July 30, 2010
Features include auto-muting, quick-release jacks and the ability to electrically sense the presence of a headset, allowing the device to be used with the helmet kit or as a conventional speaker-mic when unplugged.

Florida Agency Adds First Female Motor Officer

July 28, 2010
Gregory, a married mother of two who became an officer at age 40, has been riding bikes for fun for a few decades. She has completed her first 80 hours of training on handling her 850-pound Harley-Davidson Road King for the department.

POV: Motor Officer Riding Cone Pattern

June 29, 2010
Pasadena PD's Officer Eddie Chan, a motorcycle skills champion, participates in the 2010 Pasadena Police Motorcycle Training and Skills Competition. This point-of-view clip was recorded with Digital Ally's wearable/mountable FirstVu video system and camera. Video courtesy of Digital Ally.

J.D. 'Buck' Savage: Motor School

February 18, 2010
J.D. Buck Savage in his final video. Buck and his partner "Patch" attend motor officer training and become the best duo on bikes since John & Ponch. The Officer survival trainer and POLICE Magazine contributor Dave Smith created the Buck Savage videos in the 1980s.

Chasing Down Two-Wheeled Scofflaws

February 4, 2010
Every motor officer can tell you stories about pursuits of other bikes, and the successes and mistakes made. We learn from others, and share those stories to keep our brothers and sisters safe. Here are a few thoughts that may help you.
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