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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Motor School Question

We had a question recently and I thought it would be a good question to post for those who are interested in being a motor officer during their career in law enforcement. Question: I am interested in an opportunity our department has in our motor unit. However, I am concerned about the training.  I am in my late 40’s…

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Weak Side Strong Side

As motor officers and motor instructors I am sure you have all heard of the strong side or weak side.  But is this really the case, or is it simply a psychological barrier? Looking back to my basic motor school, I remember on the first day my instructor told me I had a strong side and a weak side. …

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