SLCPD motor squad takes top honors at competition

SLCPD motor squad takes top honors at competition

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Press releaseSALT LAKE CITY -- The Salt Lake City Police Department participated in the 4th Annual Utah Highway Patrol Police Motorcycle Training and Competition held August 28-29, 2009, in Lindon, Utah.

The Police Department sent 10 officers and one sergeant to compete against 50 colleagues from Idaho, Louisiana, and Nevada; as well as many local agencies. The final results:

  • Harley Road King Class: SLCPD took the top 8 positions.
  • BMW/Honda Class: SLCPD took 2nd and 4th place.
  • Overall Rankings: Harley, 2nd place; BMW/Honda Class: 2nd place
  • Team Barrel Race: 2nd and 3rd place
  • Slow Race: 2nd place

The annual competition serves to hone and match skills with the best officers in and out of state. Many thanks to the Motor Squad members who participated: Sgt. Jeff Kendrick and Officers Robert Hawke, Tyler Reinwand, Scott Smith, Jeff Loosle, Tom Wind, Lonnie Martinez, Michael Blackburn, Darren Austill, Kody Boehme, and James Hallock.

The following external links take you to video of the 2009 competition:

(Courtesy of SLCPD)

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