Police Motor Units
The History of Motorcycle Law Enforcement

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Modeso Police Department

History of Modesto Police Motorcycle Unit

Modesto, CA Police Department has had a traffic unit since 1921, when even the Chief was involved.  The Traffic Unit now has a Lieutenant, 2 Sergents, 18 Motor Officers and 3 DUI Officers.  Modesto Police currently uses the Honda ST1300P and the Suzuki 400DR. 



Modesto Police Motor Unit Group Photo 2008

Photos and Information provided by Modesto, CA Police Department