Police Motorcycle Accessories and Gear News & Articles

  • Calif. police buy electric scooters

    Going where no patrol car has gone before; electric vehicles dart into alleys, run on sidewalksBy John Scheibe Ventura County StarVENTURA, Calif. — Jack Richards wasted no time and confidently step...

  • Pittsburgh police get high-tech motorcycles

    By Sadie Gurman Pittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh police motorcycle squad wrote 11,750 traffic tickets this year, each officer citing about 10 times as many drivers as a counterpar...

  • N.H. cop killed in motorcycle crash

    Hopkinton cop was killed riding home from work on motorcycleBy Ethan Wilensky-Lanford The Concord MonitorHOPKINTON, N.H. — A Hopkinton police officer was killed early Thursday when a car rear-ended...

  • Improving your roadside visibility

    Driver inattention is one of the leading causes of vehicular accidents in the U.S. As officers we are more at risk than most due to the "routine traffic stop." Traffic stops are one of the most bas...

  • Wear an ear mic

    Wearing an ear mic not only ensures you get your radio traffic, it also eliminates the need to "secure your mic" while standing with a potential suspect. Criminals are just as knowledgeable -- some...

  • Familiarize yourself with other local squad cars

    How many times have we backed up or assisted a sister agency? Almost every day, right? But how familiar are you with their patrol cars? The local PD ended a pursuit next to my house while I was hom...

  • Emergency First Aid: Stopping extremity bleeding

    Video: Broadband Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week's Police1 Video Tip, Emergency Physician Dr. Rick Tovar with the New Berlin (WI) Police Department shows you a simple yet potentia...

  • Training for touch during emergency driving

    While training new recruits about emergency/pursuit driving, park your patrol unit, blindfold the recruit and have him/her practice turning on various emergency lights and equipment by touch, witho...

  • Using radar during foggy weather

    When it is so foggy out you can't see 20 feet from your vehicle, turn your radar on. That way you will get advance warning a vehicle is approaching. Related tip

  • More on convenience store safety

    Adding to the convenience store awareness & safety tip submitted by Officer Larrick Winslow, Ferndale (WA) PD: My town is small enough that we only have two stores open inside the city limits. I've...

  • Convenience store awareness

    If you're an officer like me you probably visit the local convenience store throughout your shift to get a cup of coffee. Do you just park in front of the window and walk right in? If there is a ro...

  • Using your radar to keep you safe

    If you have stopped a violator or are directing traffic around an accident scene, consider leaving your radar unit on. Many drivers still rely on their radar detector to tell them when the police a...

  • Working on two wheels

    by Mark Kariya Motorcycle officers have definite opinions about what makes a good police patrol bike and what can be done to make them better. The motorcycle police officer has been an American ico...

  • Why buy leather?

    Water Resistant - Our tests show that high-quality leather jackets will repel water for up to 2 hours before becoming saturated. Fire Resistant - Leather will resist burning, which provides critica...

  • Mountain Bike Helmets

    When approaching a suspect while in training or out in the streets make sure your guys are releasing the helmet chin strap, this strap can be a choker strap if you and a suspect start to fight! Any...

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