BSO's Motorcycle Unit focuses on traffic enforcement, crash investigations and traffic violation reduction, while protecting the most vulnerable roadway users. The Unit serves at ceremonial events including VIP motorcades, parades, and traffic escorts at special events.
The motorcycle fleet is comprised of Harley Davidson Police Road Kings equipped with 114 cubic inch (1868 cc) Milwaukee-Eight 114 engines.
Extensive 2-week, 80-hour training course in addition to a 1-month field training program are mandated before being released on their own. After completion of motor school, deputies are required to attend monthly training to include obstacle courses, braking exercises, high speed curve negotiations and shooting range, using the motorcycle as a form of concealment.
The Motor Unit is comprised of a 58 member Team, which includes a lieutenant, 5 sergeants and 5 motor medics.