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Harley Davidson Police Motorcycle Timeline


Year Model Sidecar Option Sport Model Servicar
1908
1909  Model 5D
1910  Model 6 single
1911  Model 7-A
1912  Model X-8-A (Silent Grey Fellow)
1913  Model 9-E
1914  Model 10-F
1915  Model J-11
1916  Model 16-J
1917  Model 18-J
1918  Model 18-J Rogers Sidecar
1919  Model 19-J
1920  Model 20-J 20-L Sidecar 20W Sport Model 
1921  Model 21-J 21-L Sidecar 21-WJ Sport Model
1922  JD Twin
1923  Model JDCB
1924  74 Model
1925  Model JDCB
1926  Model BA
1927  74 Twin Model
1928  Model JH
1929  Model C, Model DL
1930  74 Model, 45 Model sidecar
1931
1932  Model VLD Model G Servicar
1933  Model VLD
1934  Model VLD, Model C LT Sidecar
1935  Model R (side mirrors)
1936  Model EL (Police Solo), possibly all models and displacements
1937
1938  Model WLD
1939  Model ULH Model G Servicar
1940  Model EL , possibly all displacements and models
1941  Model FL, Model M Package Truck
1942  61 OHV, 74 OHV Servicar
1943
1944
1945
1946  Model FL, possibly all models and displacements
1947  Model EL, Model FL, 61 OHV, 74 OHV, 74 Side Valve Model G Servicar
1948  61OHV, 74OHV, 74 side valve sidecar Servicar
1949  Solo-cycle sidecar Servicar
1950  Model FL, EL 
1951  Model FL, OHV Police Solo 74/61 Police sidecar Model GA Servicar
1952  61 OHV, 74 OHV (both hand and foot shift options)
1953  OHV  Servicar
1954  FLE, FLEF Police Solo (74 OHV)  Servicar
1955  74 OHV Police Solo FL, FLE, FLEF Police sidecar Model GA Servicar
1956  74 OHV, FLE, FLEF Servicar
1957  74 OHV, possibly all displacements and models Servicar
1958  Solo FL, FLF Servicar
1959  Police Hydra-Glide Pan Head Petaluma CA PD, 74 OHV Servicar
1960  74 OHV Police Solo   Police Servicar
1961  Police Solo Police Servicar
1962  Police Solo Police Servicar
1963  Electra-Glide Police Solo, 74 OHV Police Servicar
1964  Police Solo Duo Glide Police Servicar
1965  Electra Glide (hand or foot shift) Servicar
1966  Police Electra-Glide OHV Servicar
1967  Police Solo, Police Sportster XLB Police Servicar
1968  FLHFB Electra-Glide
1969  Electra-Glide Police Solo Police Servicar
1970  Electra-Glide Police Solo Police Servicar
1971  Electra-Glide Police Solo Model GE Servicar
1972  Electra-Glide Police Solo Police Servicar
1973  Police Solo FLHF, FLH 1200 sidecar Model GE750 Servicar
1974  Police Solo FLHF, FLH 1200 sidecar Model GE750 Servicar
1975  FLH-1200
1976  FLHF, FLH, FLF, FL sidecar
1977  FLH, FL (hand or foot shift available on both) sidecar
1978  FLH, FL (hand or foot shift available on both) sidecar
1979  FLH-80 footshift, FLH-1200 footshift sidecar
1980  FLH-1200 footshift, FLH-80 footshift sidecar
1981  FLH-80 footshift standard or deluxe sidecar
1982  FLH-80 footshift standard or deluxe sidecar
1983  FLH-80 (chain or belt), FLHT, FXRP sidecar available for all but FXRP
1984  FXRP
1985  FXRP
1986  FXRP Pursuit Glide, FLHT-P Electra-Glide
1987  FLHTP, FXRP
1988  FLHTP; FXRP; FXRP C.H.P. Version
1989  FLHTP; FXRP; FXRP C.H.P. Version
1990
1991
1992  FLHTP; FXRP; FXRP C.H.P. Version
1993  FLHTP, FXRP
1994  FLHTP, FXRP
1995  FLHTP
1996  FLHTP, FLHP-I, FLHP
1997  FLHTP-I, FLHP, FLHP-I
1998  FLHP
1999  FLHP
2000  FLHTP-I; FLHP; FLHP-I
2001  FLHTP-I; FLHP; FLHP-I
2002
2003  FLFTP, FLHP
2004
2005
2006
2007  FLHTP, FLHP 
2008  FLHTP; FLHP; 883XL TLE sidecar
2009  FLHTP; FLHP; 883XL TLE sidecar

 

 

Des Moines Police Department

1911 Harley-Davidson Model 7-A

 

1913 Harley - Davidson Model 9-E, Man by Police Phone, Photo provided by Harley-Davidson Archvies

 

1914 Harley-Davidson Model 10-F, Fire Chief Kirby, Photo provided by Harley-Davidson Archvies

 

 

Lawrence Padgett on a 1923 Harley-Davidson Model JD Cira 1923

 

 

 

Information provided by Harley-Davidson Archives