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SLCPD Motor School Media Day

10 a.m. to noon Friday

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SLCPD Motors at Days of  ’47 Parade, July 24, 2013.

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 tomorrow morning at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 W., Salt Lake City, where the unit has trained for more than 23 years.

The purpose of the two-week school is to make certain that each candidate is able to operate a motorcycle under different scenarios 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 overall proficiency in each of the exams must be 90% to pass. 

The Police Department invites members of the media to observe the training session from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, August 30, 2013.

WHO: SLCPD Motorcycle Squad
   
WHAT: Motor School candidates navigating obstacle courses
   
WHEN: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013
   
WHERE: Utah State Fairpark parking lot
  155 N. 1000 W.
  Salt Lake City, UT 84116
   
Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).

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