After 40 year absence

West Virginia State Police are bringing motorcycles back to their fleet.

The department has purchased seven Harley-Davidson Electra Glides, but these are not the ones that will be used for their training.

15 West Virginia officers as well as 19 other officers from Texas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Canada are taking their 3-week training at the Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV. Training is provided by the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety from Illinois

One instructor says…it is not unusual for bikes to be dropped 50+ times during slow speed cone and braking drills.

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