Police Motor Units
The History of Motorcycle Law Enforcement

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Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department


The Maryland-National Capital Park Police Motorcycle Unit was formed in 1975. Officers assigned to the Motorcycle Unit have completed a two week course of instruction in the operation of police motorcycles. The training is physically and mentally demanding and has a 60% failure rate. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police utilize the Harley Davidson Electra Glide police motorcycle, and currently have a fleet of 8 motorcycles.  

 

 

 

 

 

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Information and photos provided by the Maryland National Captial Park Police Department