Squad representative on scene to facilitate interviews with instructors and candidates
SALT LAKE CITY—The Salt Lake City Police Department will be holding its annual motor school for SLCPD officers interested in assignment to the motorcycle squad. The training will be open to media Friday morning at the Utah State EVO (emergency vehicle operations) track just east of 2600 N. Redwood Road (Saratoga Springs).
The purpose of the two-week school is to make certain that each candidate is able to operate a motorcycle under different scenarios routinely encountered by motor officers. Riders must prove their skill by successfully navigating a variety of obstacle courses, as well as pass a braking exam.
The Department invites members of the media to observe a training session from 10–noon a.m. Friday, June 24, 2016.
WHO: SLCPD Motorcycle Squad and officers from four other agencies WHAT: Motor School candidates navigating obstacle courses WHEN: 1000 am-noon, Friday, June 24, 2016 WHERE: Utah State EVO track, 2600 N. Redwood Rd. (Saratoga Springs), east of
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