Police Motor Units
The History of Motorcycle Law Enforcement

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Chesapeake, VA Police Department

The History and Chesapeake Police Motor Unit


The Chesapeake Police Motor Unit was established in 1964 one year after the Chesapeake became a city. As on today, the unit consists of 5 full time riders. Motor Officers patrol the city streets monitoring for traffic violators. All officers assigned to must complete a professional Police motorcycle school and monthly training to keep our Motor unit riding skills sharp.

Information and Photos provided by Chesapeake, VA Police Department