Queensland Police Cops covert vehicle power fatal utility rammed

‘Noisy rider’ dies after police pursuit

Queensland Police claim a Maryborough rider “causing excessive noise” has died in a motorcycle crash in the Queensland city after a short police pursuit on Saturday afternoon (30 May 2020). They say the rider, Damian Lawton, a father of one who turned 26 last week, “allegedly evaded police, accelerating away at speed and travelled through a stop …

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Victory police motorcycles guardian

Indian Pursuit and Guardian coming soon

Indian Motorcycle has applied for the trademark for the model names Pursuit and Guardian which should be coming in about six to seven months, possibly as police bikes like the Victory models above. In April 2019, Indian applied for the Challenger trademark and in October they unveiled the water-cooled Challenger tourer to take on Harley-Davidson’s Road …

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Bike impounded

Rider’s bike impounded after chase

NSW Police have charged a male aged 40 and impounded his Kawasaki Ninja 250R after a high-speed chase in Sydney’s inner-east at the weekend. On Saturday (3 May 2020), officers attached to Botany Bay Traffic and Highway Patrol saw the motorcycle on Joynton Avenue, Zetland, about 8.15am. Checks revealed the motorbike was not displaying the …

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Dangerous Pursuit

Video: dangerous police rider pursuit

Video of a dangerous UK police pursuit of three unregistered trail bikes through city streets has again put police pursuits under question. The officer pursued the three riders who rode at almost triple the speed limit, on footpaths, through red lights and the wrong way down streets because the bikes were not registered and therefore …

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Pepper Spray

Pepper spray cop back on duty

A Texas police officer who used pepper spray on motorcycle riders as they passed him is back on duty after an internal investigation left any punishment to the discretion of his superior officers. There is no word on whether his superiors have reprimanded him. In March, the above YouTube video showing Officer W. Figueroa pepper spraying riders went …

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Pepper Spray

Cops shoot, kick and now pepper spray riders

Video has now surfaced of a Texas police officer using pepper spray on motorcycle riders as they passed him on the weekend. This follows recent American police violence towards riders including a Minnesota police office accidentally shooting a rider he had pulled over and an Oregon officer ramming a rider and then kicking him in the chest. …

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Police Camaro rams motorcycle

Cop sued for ramming and kicking rider

An American rider who was rammed by an unmarked police car after a five-minute pursuit and then kicked in the chest has successfully sued the officer for $181,170 in damages. Aprilia rider Justin Wilkens filed a complaint against Oregon State Trooper Lieutenant Rob Edwards for excessive force, but it was dismissed by the district attorney’s …

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