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Mass. Motor Deputy's Fatal Wreck

April 10, 2012
A Norfolk County (Mass.) Sheriff's deputy was killed after his police motorcycle collided with two vehicles while on his way to join a funeral service honor guard. Read the full story here.

NLEOMF Auctions 'Thin Blue Line' Harley

March 30, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) will auction a 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide Peace Officer Special Edition motorcycle in May, according to the group.

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.

Video: Pursuit Ends With Motorcycle Crash

January 27, 2012
The California Highway Patrol's high-speed pursuit of a motorcycle ended when the cycle rider rear-ended a car in the Hacienda Heights area of Southern California.

Ga. Agencies Lease Harley-Davidsons for Motor Units

January 12, 2012
The Canton (Ga.) Police Department has acquired new Harley-Davidson police motorcycles through a municipal lease program provided by Sparta Commercial Services, Inc.

Michigan Vehicle Tests In Pictures

November 14, 2011

The Michigan State Police tested 2012 model-year patrol vehicles at this year's tests in mid-September. State troopers assigned to the Precision Driving Unit tested vehicles submitted by Chrysler/Dodge, Ford, General Motors/Chevrolet, BMW, Harley-Davidson, Kawasaki, and Victory Motorcycles. Photos courtesy of Michigan State Police unless indicated otherwise.

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.

Florida Agency Purchases Victory Motorcycles

November 2, 2011
The Plant City (Fla.) Police Department has purchased five Victory Commander motorcycles for their motor officers, relpacing existing Harley-Davidsons.

Off-duty LAPD Detective Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

September 3, 2011
LAPD Detective Jesus Ravega, 48, succumbed to injuries sustained after losing control of his motorcycle on a freeway interchange in downtown Los Angeles

N. Kentucky University Officer Struck, Killed by Hearse In Ohio

August 5, 2011
Officer Roy Sims, 51, died from injuries he sustained in the crash in Montgomery, Ohio. Officer Sims was escorting a funeral procession to Gate of Heaven Cemetery when the hearse struck the motorcycle he was riding around 11:39 a.m.

Detroit Homicide Sergeant Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

July 18, 2011
Michael Martell, 42, died at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center on Sunday. He had not been wearing a helmet.

Kustom Signals Announces Winners of Police Motorcycle Competition

July 1, 2011
Seventeen Kansas and Missouri police agencies attended the event with 32 competitors. In all, 155 people turned out for the first-time event, including Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm and State Senator Julia Lynn.

Washington Troopers Get Honda ST1300 for Highway Enforcement

April 25, 2011
The Washington State Patrol has begun adopting the Honda ST1300PA motorcycle and shifting away from BMW motorcycles for highway enforcement. There are currently 43 full-time troopers on motorcycles across the state and 12 have just completed the transition.

Customized H-D Fat Boy by Paul Jr. Designs Benefits NLEOMF

March 17, 2011
A Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle from Paul Jr. Designs customized in honor of a St. Paul, Minn., Police officer killed in the line of duty will be featured at National Police Week and auctioned later this year.

N.J. Township Renews Lease To Upgrade Police Motorcycles

February 11, 2011
The Bloomfield Township (N.J.) PD can now upgrade its motorcycle fleet under a program that has expanded to include other types of equipment, such as police cruisers, EMS vehicles, fire trucks, buses, tactical vehicles, or surveillance equipment.

Zero Upgrades Electric Motorcycles for 2011

February 9, 2011
The Zero S and Zero DS have been given a new look; and the street and dual sport models will become the world's first production electric motorcycles to feature a maintenance-free belt drive system. Zero has also increased the capacity of the power packs by 12.5% to extend the motorcycles' range.

Faro Celebrates 30 Years With Custom Motorcycle

January 26, 2011
With the FaroArm, craftsmen are able to digitize the exact shape and placement of components, virtually eliminating the need to trace and create cardboard templates.

California Agency Acquires Zero Electric Motorcycle

January 6, 2011
The Zero DS has a range of up to 50 miles and is highway legal. Each model employs proprietary Z-Force technology and an aircraft-grade aluminum frame to increase the bike's agility.

Phoenix Motor Cop In Critical Condition After Crash

December 21, 2010
Officer Eric Kral, 35, was in uniform and riding his personal motorcycle to a second job, when he changed lanes and tried to change back, but didn't realize traffic had slowed. He then rear-ended the vehicle in front of him.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Kawasaki Concours 14P

December 9, 2010
Steve Beaudry of Beaudry MotorSports gives a walkaround tour of the Kawasaki Concours 14P motorcycle at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.
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