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Upgraded SuperMic

September 30, 2010
Setcom Corp. has upgraded a portable-only wired version of one of its most popular products for motorcycle officers, the SuperMic. Available in two models, the SuperMic can be used with or without a public address system and it is backward compatible with Setcom's standard helmet kits.

CHP Adopts Kawasaki's Concours 14P Motorcycle

September 27, 2010
In a report presented as part of the state's open-bid process, the CHP estimated it would cost about $6 million to replace 336 of its motor units.

Detroit 3's Next Generation of Police Vehicles Tested

September 20, 2010
About 300 fleet purchasing representatives and law enforcement officers arrived at Chrysler's proving grounds in Chelsea, Mich., on Saturday to watch drivers from the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit put the Detroit 3 police vehicles through acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests.

Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit

September 17, 2010

On the eve of testing of the 2011 model year patrol vehicles, Lt. Keith Wilson of the Michigan State Police precision driving unit sat down with POLICE in Lansing to review the five new patrol vehicles, explain testing proceedures, and discuss officer safety during high-speed pursuits. Listen for Wilson's explanation of how Ford plans to get a "sneak peek" of the performance of its new police interceptors while it continues to develop the replacement for the Crown Vic.

NLEOMF to Raffle Harley-Davidson Bike

September 8, 2010
The bike, which was donated by Harley-Davidson, retails for $18,402 and was on display during National Police Week at the Fraternal Order of Police's Tent City during LawRide. Only 6,000 tickets are being sold, and the raffle winner need not be present to win.

Original S.W.A.T. Launches Motorcycle Website

August 10, 2010
The site is geared toward users interested in features that appeal to the law enforcement community. The launch also coincides with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D.

Kawasaki's Concours 14P: Blue Streak

June 7, 2010

Today, Kawasaki is once again making police bikes. The company's new Concours 14 represents its attempt at recapturing a share of the law enforcement market.

Kawasaki Concours 14P Motorcycle

May 6, 2010

Kawasaki reentered the law enforcement market with the 2009 Concours 14P police motorcycle that arrived in June. The Idaho State Police bought seven bikes to become the first agency to begin using them for motor patrol. For 2010, the company added a few upgrades such as heated hand grips, traction control and a tire pressure moniting system as standard features. Photos are of the 2009 Concours 14P and courtesy of Beaudry Motors Inc.

Kawasaki's Releases 2010 Concours 14P Motorcycle

May 4, 2010
Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. has announced the availability of the 2010 Concours 14P Police motorcycle to U.S. law enforcement agencies. Complete sales and support services are available through the company's network of more than 1,100 U.S. motorcycle dealers.

Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation

March 31, 2010

Each year, the Michigan State Police driving unit evaluates law enforcement vehicles from the new model year. The unit evaluates patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles using a series of tests that test each vehicle's performance, ergonomics and mechanic-friendly qualities. The results are tallied and included in a report that's used by police fleet managers to aid in the decision to purchase patrol vehicles.

Beyond the Patrol Car

February 25, 2010

Police officers cannot travel by squad car alone. From motorcycles to ARVs, different details require different modes of transportation.

Philadelphia Police Motor Drill Team

December 14, 2009
The Philadelphia Police Department's motorcycle drill teams headed to D.C. for National Police Week to honor the four Philly officers who were killed in the line of duty during 2008. While they were here, the Philadelphia Motorcyle Drill Team put on two demonstrations.

Customize Your Patrol Bike

November 2, 2009
Unfortunately, budget drives how much cool stuff ends up on your bike. But even under typical agency budget constraints, you can still have a very safe, very effective tool to ride.

Police Version of Electric Zero DS Motorcycle Arrives

October 21, 2009
Zero Motorcycles has introduced a law enforcement version of its Zero DS, a fully electric dual-sport motorcycle for patrol, the company has announced. It will ship in mid-2010.

Harley-Davidson Closes Buell Division

October 15, 2009
Harley-Davidson will close its Buell subsidiary in East Troy, Wisc., which will result in the ceasing of production of the Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP motorcycle, BizTimes Daily reports.

Digital Ally to Feature New Products, John Elway at IACP Conference

October 1, 2009
Digital Ally Inc. will highlight a number of its new advanced video surveillance products at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Exposition, October 3-7 in Denver, Colo. The Company will be exhibiting at Booth #1012, where John Elway will greet attendees on October 5.

Police Motorcycles: 2009

September 16, 2009

Officers patrolling for agencies that purchased motorcycles from the 2009 model year will be riding one of six models. Harley-Davidson, which began producing police motorcycles in 1908, offers the Road King and Electra Glide (identical engine with sidecar mounting). BMW's R1200 RT-P is a favorite of the California Highway Patrol and Los Angles Sheriff's Department. The company also offers the G650. In 2007, Honda began producing its ST1300, a compact, performance bike. And H-D subsidiary Buell began producing a police version of its Ulysses sportbike in late 2008. Roads can't contain that bike, which has already been put to use by several rural departments.

California Auctions Surplus CHP Vehicles

September 3, 2009
Five high-mileage BMW motorcycles used by the CHP were auctioned for $2,200 each. The motorcycles were from the 2002, 2003 and 2004 model years and had odometer readings of more than 100,000.

2009 FLHP Road King

July 14, 2009
For the 2009 Road King, Harley-Davidson added a new chassis designed to deliver more responsive maneuverability, increased capacity (a 70-pound load) and greater comfort for the rider.

IACP 2008: Best of Show

January 1, 2009

As exemplified by IACP 2008 held in San Diego in November, IACP tends to be about big ticket items: vehicles, software, video systems. This year's IACP was no exception.

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