Update on Vancouver Motor Officer Shot

This is an Update on Vancouver Motor Officer who was shot on a traffic stop. On Monday, June 30, 2014 in the mid-morning hours; City of Vancouver Washington motor officer Dustin Goudschall conducted a traffic stop for a violation on a vehicle with two occupants. As Dustin called out the traffic stop he radioed his location and license plate…

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Off Road/Park Patrol Question

Off Road/Park Patrol Question(s) for the membership: I was a motor officer and a NAMOA member for 11 years. I am currently assigned to our Advanced Training Division and I have been asked to do some research into training requirements and “best practices” or SOP’s related to officers working off road, trail, and park patrol on motorcycles. I have…

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2014 Conference Results

2014 Conference Results are in!  This was a great annual conference.  Each year participants compete in various skills competitions at the NAMOA conference. Skills competitions include; Proficiency course – The proficiency course is a combination of patterns ridden consecutively for time.  Each conference committee sets the rules for their proficiency course, which means hitting cones could add time to…

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Pictures

The 2014 NAMOA conference is fast approaching.  If you plan on taking a bunch of pictures at the conference this year, I would like to hear from you.  We would like to make sure pictures are uploaded to the website and everyone can enjoy the great pictures you take.  If you will share your pictures email me at webmaster@namoa.org…

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How to Become a Motor Officer

“How Do I Become a Motor Officer?” This is a common email question we get.  In fact we get this question from civilians who are interested in law enforcement and from those already law enforcement professionals. So here is some information which may help you become a motor officer. First for those who are not in law enforcement.  You…

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