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Harley-Davidson offers bikes for police training

July 02, 2018

Harley-Davidson offers bikes for police training

The roar of H-D motorcycles might be little comfort if you see police lights behind you, but have you ever thought about the training police officers receive to weave in and out of heavy traffic?

“It looks easy, but it's very difficult, as big as the bikes are and as close as the cones are,” said KPD Capt. Heath Haalck, as officers riding 850-pound 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Kings wove in and out of closely placed cones. They've been asked to handle a motorcycle in ways they never had before. “The biggest part of this is the head game – it's all in your head. It's having the confidence of doing exactly what we tell you. How to use your head and eyes, and placement of the motorcycle,” he said at the lot on a recent morning.

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