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Additional Kawasaki Motorcycles Recalled

In its initial notice, Kawasaki recalled 268 cycles in the 2009-2012 model years. A second recall filed Aug. 16 with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 57 cycles in the 2012 and 2013 model years.

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Michigan State Police To Test 2013 Patrol Vehicles

The Michigan State Police will test 19 law enforcement vehicles later this month slated for release by automotive and motorcycle manufacturers for the 2013 model year.

Kawasaki Shelves Concours 14P Motorcycle

Kawasaki Motors Corp. has suspended its Concours 14P police motorcycle program, after determining that dealer modifications were causing a blown main fuse, increasing the risk of a crash.

Why Motor Cops Should Wear a Full-Face Helmet

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.

Arizona Troopers Pick Kawasaki for Highway Patrol

The Arizona Department of Public Safety became the third state law enforcement agency in the western United States to adopt Kawasaki's Concours 14P as its primary motor unit.

2012 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Motorcycles

Michigan State Police tested new cruisers from Victory Motorcycles—the Commander I and Vision—among the six police motorcycles to be offered in the 2012 model year.

Troopers Test New Police Motorcycles In Michigan

This year, the Michigan State Police tested new offerings from Victory Motorcycles—the Commander I and Vision cruisers—among the six police motorcycles to be offered in the 2012 model year. The state police also tested BMW's R1200-RTP, Harley-Davidson's Road King, and H-D's Electra Glide.

Beyond the Crown Vic: MSP Tests 19 Vehicles for 2012

For the first time in two decades, Ford's mainstay Crown Vic Police Interceptor will be absent from the track, when the Michigan State Police commence their annual test of law enforcement vehicles in September.

Rating the 2011 Police Motorcycles

Emergency vehicle operators with the drivers' training divisions of the LASD and LAPD evaluated the Honda ST1300, Kawasaki Concourse 14, BMW R1200 RT-P, Harley-Davidson Electra Glide and Harley-Davidson Road King. The testing regimen includes a 32-lap high-speed course, vehicle dynamics pursuit evaluation, hard-braking test, and ergonomic review.

Arizona Dealer Offers Kawasaki ZG1400 Enforcer

The ZG1400 Enforcer adds "drop bars" to protect the bike during cone-pattern training and cuts back to one battery to power its electronic police gear. The bike arrives with a radio kill switch so an officer can preserve battery life when booking a subject or processing a DUI.