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In-Service Training with the Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office Aug. 2013 Video

In-Service Training with Broward County, FL Sheriff's Office April 2015 Video

The De Mako

South East Police Rodeo The De Mako 2012

South East Police Rodeo 2012 The Guitar

South East Police Rodeo 2012 Practice

In-Service Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff

Daytona Beach, FL Bike Week 2010

Daytona Beach, FL Bike Week 2013

Emerald Coast Motorcycle Challenge 2013

Emerald Coast Motorcycle Challenge 2015

Palmetto Police Motorcycle Rodeo 2015

Osceola County, FL Sheriff's Office, Safe Motorcycle and Rider Techniquies (S.M.A.R.T. Course) 2015, 2016

May 16, 2015

April 30, 2016

1997 Kawasaki KZ-1000 Police Motor-748

The Life and Rides of 748


 

 

 

Some Pictures of the Motorcycle and People and Place its been.

  

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Motor 748

Hialeah, FL Police Department Motorcycle 

The "POLICEMOTORUNITS.COM" Motorcycle has Purple Harley Reflective Decals.  POLICEMOTORUNITS.COM promotes motorcycle safety through Riding safely, Proper Training, and by High Visibility of reflective decals and proper Lights on your motorcycle. 

Motor 748  Kawasaki KZ1000 Police (P-16) Motorcycle was sold to Hialeah, FL Police Department from The Star City Kawasaki Dealer in Virginia, around Sept. 5, 1997.  The Hialeah Police Department designated this Motorcycle as 748.  7 for the year 1997, 48 as it was the 48 vehicle in the fleet.  748 was in service with the City of Hialeah from Sept 1997 to Oct 1999. Motor Officer Herrera rode 748 from delievery to day she was sold.  She was sold with 45,000 Miles.   

In 2009, 748 was taken back to Hialeah Police Department were a fleet machanic knew 748.  He came out with a box with 748 on it.  It was all of 748's original equipment.  Motorola Trunk, Light, Siren, and a clipboard that Herrera used.

748 is back to original condition. With the Motorola trunk (City of Hialeah, FL Inventory Number 1000. 4388) that was asigned to her, the telocopic light pole in the rear of the motor.  The Seat has a hole from where Herrera's holster would dig in. 

748 has over 250,000 Miles on her orginial motor.  (Motor #KZT00JE058143) She has traveled all over Florida visiting other departments and and people.  Competeing in Police Motorcycle Skills Rodeos and on display with the Mobile Museum and educating the public of Kawasaki's Police Motorcycle History.  

In 2019 Hialeah Police Department gave permission to strip 748 out to the way she was in 1997.  748 was black with a black Hialeah Motor Badge on the tank.  In 2000 Hialeah was added to the fairing.  This was done to stay current with the new motorcycles coming in. The Black "POLICE " has been changed.  Police is black with a blue line throu it, this is in memory of the all the officers Killed in the Line of Duty.  

Motor 748 has a rich history.   Stop by and take a picture with her and enjoy the history.

748 can be seen at Police Motorcycle events and public events.  

 

AmeriGas donating the Police Motor Units.com banner 2009

AmeriGas 2014 Dodge Charger Powered by Liquid Propane

 

AmeriGas 2014 Dodge Charger Powered by Liquid Propane

2011 South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo

 

Sgt. B. Herrera, Hialeah, FL Police Department (Unit 748's First Partner). 2009

Sgt. Herrera 2009 at the South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo

2009

2009

 2012

Unit 748, Sgt. Herrera and Steve 2011

Sgt. Herrera and 748 2019

2019

2019

Herrera, Steve and 748 2019

The Original Tank Badge 2019

2019 Hialeah was added in 2000 during the new striping of the new Kawasaki;s in the fleet

Southeast Police Motorcycle Rodeo 2011

The Palmetto Police Motorcycle Rodeo 2015

The Palmetto Police Motorcycle Rodeo 2015

2015 Emerald Coast Motorcycle Challenge

Emerald Coast Motorcycle Skills Challenge 2015

Steve and 748 Placed 2nd in Motor Officer Advanced at the Emerald Coast Motorcycle Challenge in Fort Walton Beach,FL April 2015

 

June 2015 The Palmetto Police Motorcycle Safety Seminar in Charleston, SC

Space Coast Motor Officers Rodeo Nov 12-14 2015

Bruce Rossmyer's Destination Daytona Motorcycle Skills Challenge Sept. 24, 2016

Bruce Rossmyer's Destination Daytona Motorcycle Skills Challenge Sept. 24, 2016

748 and Reads Uniform in Charleston, SC

Deb T. with 748

Tim and Marianne Hamilton from Ride Like A Pro with 748

 

Unit 748 and Lt. Col. Allen West

Unit 748 with Curtis Smith (Grandfather)

Robert (The Mechanic)

Michelle Trieste of KOA Newsradio Traffic of Denver CO. with 748

748 with the Hooters Girls

Unit 748, Steve, (Scott, Priscilla, and Ray Griffith of Pro Guards)

A Couple of Fans on a ride to Hoilday Park in the Everglades, FL

An Motor Officer reliving the days of the KZ with 748

 

An awesome civilain rider on her old Louisana State Police Motorcycle with 748.

 

748 with Gwinnett, GA Police and Pascagoula, MS Police Department

Ride to Holiday Park in the Everglades, FL

Broward County, FL Sheriff's Office at Motor School Jan 2013

 

2014 South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo Board and Committee (Steve and Unit 748 on far Left)

2014 Southeast Police Motorcycle Rodeo Practice

 

748 in FLIR

Barrett-Jackson West Palm Beach April 2012

Unit 748 and "The Batmobile" 

 

Unit 748 with Ecto-1 From "The Ghostbusters"

Bike Week 2013

Bike Week 2013

Unit 748 and the Broken Spoke Saloon Bike Week 2010

 

Big Daddy Don Garlit's Drag Racing Museum in Ocala, FL

Big Daddy Don Garlit's Museum of Drag Racing in Ocala, FL April 2015

 

 

 

Unit 748, Orange County, FL Sheriff's Office in Melbourne, FL 2013

748, Boca Raton Police, Sunrise Police and Seminole Police

748 and Black Beauty

Southeast Police Motorcycle Rodeo April 2009 (Practice)

748 and Pensacola, FL Police Motor Unit in Fort Walton Beach, FL (Emerald Coast Motorcycle Rodeo)

Emerald Coast Motorcycle Rodeo Jan 2013

Fort Walton Beach, FL April 2015

Fort Walton Beach, FL April 2015

 

Palm Beach County, FL Atlantic Ocean

West Palm Beach, FL

 

Altamonte Springs, FL Police Department and Seminole County, FL Sheriff's Office

 

Atlantis FL, Police Department

 

Aventura,FL Police Department

 

Bal Harbour, FL Police Department

 

Boca Raton, FL Police Department

Boynton Beach, FL Police Department

Unit 748 and the Broward County, FL Sheriff's Office Motor Unit (In-Service Training)

 Uint 748 with Broward County, FL Sheriff's Office, Fort Lauderdale, FL Police Department at Chester's Fort Lauderdale Harley-Davidson

Casselberry, FL Police Department

Clewiston, FL Police Department

 

Coconut Creek, FL Police Department

Coconut Creek, FL Police Department (Traffic Homicide)

Coconut Creek, FL Public Safety and Unit 748

Collier County, FL Sheriff's Office

Coral Springs, FL Police Department

 

Davie, FL Police Department

 

Daytona Beach, FL

 

Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL

On the Daytona International Speedway 2016

On the Daytona International Speedway 2016

Daytona International Speedway 2016

On The Finish Line of the Daytona International Speedway 2016

 

Unit 748 at Daytona Beach, FL Police Department

 

Daytona Beach Shores, FL

Delray Beach, FL Police Department

Escambia County, FL Sheriff's Office

 

Edgewood, FL Police Department

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Boca Raton, FL

Florida Highway Patrol

Florida State University Police Department and Unit 748

Unit 748 and The City of Fort Lauderdale, FL 100th

Ft. Lauderdale, FL Police Department Motor Unit

Fort Lauderdale, FL Police Department

 

Fort Lauderdale, FL Police Department

Fort Pierce, FL Police Department 

Goodyear Blimp Base, Pompano Beach, FL

Golden Beach, FL Police Department

748 at GSS Gear in Fort Walton Beach, FL GSS Gear was founded in 2004 By Navy SEAL Rob.  The main location in Virginia Beach, VA

Gulf Stream, FL Police Department 

Haines City, FL Police Department

 

Hendry County, FL Sheriff's Office

Hialeah, FL Police Department

Hialeah, FL Police Motor Unit

Hialeah Gardens, FL Police Department

Unit 748, Hialeah Police and Florida Department of Transportation at the Southeast Police Motorcycle Rodeo

Highlands Beach, FL Police Department

Hillsboro Beach, FL Police Department

Hollywood, FL Police Department

Indian River County, FL Sheriff's Office

Jupiter, FL Police Department

Juno Beach, FL Police Department

 

Kissimmee, FL Police Department

Lake Clarke Shores, FL Police Department

Lake Clarke Shores, FL Police Department

Lake Mary, FL Police Department

Lake Worth, FL Police Department (Now a Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff Sub-Station)

Lantana, FL Police Department

Lauderdale Lakes, FL Police Department (Now Broward County Sheriff)

Lauderhill, FL Police Department

Lauderhill, FL Police Department Motor Units

Lighthouse Point, FL Police Department

Lee County, FL Sheriff's Office

Manalapan, FL Police Department

Margate, FL Police Department

Martin County, FL Sheriff's Office

Miami-Dade County, FL Police Department

Miami, FL Police Department

Miami, FL Police Department

Miami Springs, FL Police Department

Miccosukee Tribal, FL Police

 

Miramar, FL Police Department

748 with Miramar, FL Police Department April 2015

Naples, FL Police Department

North Lauderdale, FL Municipal Complex

North Miami Beach, FL Police Department

North Palm Beach, FL Public Safety

 

Oakland Park, FL

Ocean Ridge, FL Police Department

Ocoee, FL Police Department

 

Ocala, FL Police Department and Unit 748 on a gas run from the Rodeo

Osceola County, FL Sheriff's Office

Honorary Junior Motor Officer Nathan Osceola County, FL Sheriff's Office

Opa-Locka, FL Police Department

 

Orlando, FL Police Department

Orange County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

 

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

 

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office

Palm Beach County, FL

Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff

National Night Out 2014 hosted by the Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Office in Royal Palm

Radar Enforcement on Southern Blvd.

Palm Beach, FL Police Department

Unit 748 and Palm Beach, FL Police Dpartment Motor Unit

Palm Beach Gardens, FL Police Department

Palm Beach Gardens, FL Police Motor Unit

 

Palm Beach Shores, FL Police Department

 

 

Pembroke Pines, FL Police Department

Unit 748 and Pembroke Pines, FL Police Department

 

Dan Bell from Pensacola, FL Police and Steve with 748. April 2015

Plantation, FL Police Department

Pompano Beach, FL Police Department (Now part of Broward County Sheriff)

Port St. Lucie, FL Police Department

Riviera Beach, FL Police Department

Sanford, FL Police Department

Sarasota, FL Police Motor Unit and Unit 748

Seminole Tribal, FL Police Department

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, FL with Seminole Tribal Police

 

St. Cloud, FL Police Department

South Palm Beach, FL Police Department

Sunrise, FL Police Department

Sunrise, FL Police Motor Unit

Sunny Isles Beach, FL Police Department

Sweetwater, FL Police Department

 

Stuart, FL Police Department

Surfside, FL Police Department

 

Tequesta, FL Police Department

 

 Unit 748 and Trump Plaza in West Palm Beach, FL  

UDT-SEAL Museum Fort Pierce, FL

748 & USS Yorktown at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Virginia Gardens, FL Police Department

Unit 748 at West Palm Beach, FL Police Department

M748 with West Palm Beach, FL Police and Delray Beach, FL Police during the Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff Crime Stopppers Ride on Jan. 25, 2015

M748 with West Palm Beach, FL Police and Delray Beach, FL Police during the Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff Crime Stopppers Ride on Jan. 25, 2015

 


Police Motor Units.com and Steve would like to Thank Kawasaki and the Riders of Kawasaki (ROK) for the great article about the Motor 748 in their online Magazine "Accelerate".  Here is the link to read the article.  http://accelerate.presspublisher.us/issue/issue-1-2013/article/police1