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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.

Troopers Report Many Motorcycle Riders to Blame For Fatal Collisions

August 28, 2008
New statistics from the Washington State Patrol show motorcycle riders are to blame in many fatal collisions. State troopers report 80 percent of fatal collisions are the fault of the rider and half of the accidents don't involve a second driver.

Handle Bars for Kawasaki Motorcycle

July 1, 2008
MC Enterprises, manufacturer of the successful line of protective bars for the Honda ST1300PA police bike, is expanding its presence in the police bike aftermarket by introducing its new line of protective bars for Kawasaki’s new Concours 14.

Buell Ulysses Police Motorcycle

July 1, 2008
The new Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP motorcycle is a quick and very nimble “special duty” patrol vehicle. Based on the Ulysses adventure sportbike from Harley-Davidson subsidiary Buell, the Ulysses Police features long-travel suspension, generous ground clearance, and aggressive tires that allow it to tackle roads too rough or narrow for confident travel in a car or on a traditional police motorcycle.

Motor Patrol 2007

May 1, 2007

For almost 100 years American law enforcement officers have been riding motorcycles in the line of duty. Even before Chief August Vollmer, who is credited with organizing the first official Police Motorcycle Patrol in the United States with the Berkeley (Calif.) Police Department in 1911, law enforcement recognized the value of motorcycles.

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 Powertrain for LE Cruisers

January 1, 2007
Harley-Davidson launched an all-new Big Twin powertrain for the 2007 FLHTP Electra-Glide and FLHP Road King law enforcement motorcycles when the Twin Cam 103 Police engine and 6-speed Cruise Drive were introduced. This new engine, which is only available on law enforcement models, comes standard with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI).
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