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The History of Motorcycle Law Enforcement

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Galveston Police Department


Galveston Police Motorcycle Unit History

 The Galveston, TX Police Department Motor Unit was first formed in 1909 with the purchase of 2 Excelsior Auto-cycles for the sum of $225.00 each.Currently have 5 full time officers riding Harley-Davidson Road king, and Electra glides; as well as Kawasaki concourse and Vaquero.We are down from our authorized strength of 10 officers and 2 Sergeants.Some of our details other than traffic enforcement include Mardi Gras celebration and one of the state’s largest free motorcycle rally.

1991 Honda Goldwing


Information and Photos provided by Galveston, TX Police Department