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Meet your Police & Fleet Sales Reps

Left to Right:  Glenn Cavic, Rob Grimsley, Al Wofford, JIm Polan and George Petropoulos

 

 

Experienced Reps traverse the country, ready to demo the latest model

 

George Petropoulos

George Petropoulos is the Police & Fleet Sales Manager, U.S. Field Sales.  He is a 20-year veteran of law enforcement and currently works as a part-time motor/police officer at the Wisconsin State Fair Park Police Department in West Allis, WI.  George also retired as a major from the United States Army in June of 2012 after 20 of service.

 Al Wofford

Al Wofford is the Police & Fleet Sales Rep for the Northwestern region of the United States.  He is a 36-year veteran of law enforcement and a retired with the Florida Highway Patrol.  As a sergeant in Miami, Al was instrumental in resurrecting the motor unit for FHP in the early 1980’s to include training all members, and developing the policy and administrational structure of the unit.  He served as the “Statewide Motorcycle Coordinator” for 27 years as the program grow to over 50 motors located throughout the state.

 Jeff Dickey

Jeff Dickey is the Regional Police & Fleet Sales Representative for the Northeastern region of the United States.  He is a 35-year veteran of law enforcement, retiring as a captain with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  In 2006 Jeff was assigned the task of resurrecting the OSHP motor unit which had been disbanded for over 50 years.  As Executive Officer of Operations, Jeff was instrumental in the implementation, expansion and leadership of the motor unit.

 Rob Grimsley

Rob Grimsley is the Police & Fleet Sales Rep for the Southeast.  He is a 26-year veteran of Law Enforcement and retired as a sergeant with the Charleston County Sheriff in Charleston, SC. Rob is still active in the United States Air Force Reserves as a CM Sergeant with the 315th Security Force Squadron. Rob has ridden as an officer and sergeant and is one of the founding members of the Palmetto Police Motorcycle Training Seminar and Safety Trials.

 Wendell Kendrick

Wendell Kendrick was a Houston, TX police officer for 27 years, serving 15 years in the motorcycle division and became a NUCPS Police Motorcycle Instructor in 1995.  Honorably retiring in 2004 he began another career with Harley-Davidson Motor Company.  Wendell is the Training and Technical Support Lead for Police & Fleet Sales and is the Police Sales Representative based in Texas and serving Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.         

Joe Wingard

Joe Wingard is the Sales Rep for the Southeast.  He is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement and retired as a captain with the Nevada Highway Patrol in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Joe supervised the motor unit as a sergeant, lieutenant and captain.  He also spent time as a regional fleet manager and was responsible for the acquisition and service of police duty Harley-Davidson Motorcycles for the Nevada Highway Patrol in Las Vegas.  Joe received his police motorcycle training from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

 Jim Polan

Jim Polan represents the Harley-Davidson Motor Company as the regional Police & Fleet Sales Manager for the Western region of the United States.  He is a 30-year veteran of Law Enforcement and retired as a Captain with the City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department and then retired as a Major with Seminole Police Department in Florida.  Jim was first assigned to police motors in August 1988 and has ridden as an officer, sergeant, lieutenant and captain during his career.  Jim is one of the founding members of the Southeast Police Motorcycle Training Seminar and Safety Trials held in the South Florida.

 Glenn Gavic

Glenn Gavic represents the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company as a Police & Fleet Sales Representative for the Southwestern United States.  He is a 27-year veteran of Law Enforcement and retired as a Motor Unit Sergeant with the City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department.  Glenn was first assigned to police motors in May 1991 and has ridden as an officer, and sergeant with string emphasis on motor officer training and officer safety.

 Jeff Capps

Jeff Capps is the regional Police & Fleet Sales Rep for the Northeast.  He is a 28-year veteran of Law Enforcement and retired as the senior motor sergeant with the United States Park Police in Washington D.C. Jeff is also an officer Safety & Survival instructor and was recently certified as a LE Ground Fighting Instructor.  Jeff volunteers as the national coordinator of motor escorts in support of C.O.P.S. during Police Week.   

Rob Grimsley at the 2013 Space Coast Police Motorcycle Rodeo

Rob Grimsley at the 2013 Space Coast Police Motorcycle Rodeo

Rob Grimsley 2016 Palmetto Police Motorcycle Rodeo