California Town Deployes Zero Electric Motorcycles In Police Force

Stanislaus County town of Ceres acquires three Zero motorcycles using funds from San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.

Published: 09-May-2014

Next time you’re in the Stanislaus County town of Ceres you may notice that the motorcycle cops there are patrolling the streets in silence.

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District paid the $60,000 price tag for three electric police motorcycles to replace three other gas-powered bikes. The goal was to reduce pollution.

Ceres Police Sergeant Chris Perry says the “zero” motorcycles can travel 120 miles on a single charge, which costs less than a dollar, and they can go everywhere a gas-powered cycle can.


Terry Hershner poses at the end of this 2,600 mile trip by all-electric Zero motorcycle.

Terry Hershner completes five-day, 2,600 cross-country run from Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida.

Zero Electric Motorcycles are also being evaluated by the U.S. government for stealth operations.

Respected consumer testing organization looks at Zero Electric Motorcycle four years late and finds them 'mature and well thought out.'

, Colombia police on Zero DS electric motorcycles.

The Bogota, Colombia Police Department will be using 100 Zero Police Motorcycles for patrols, traffic enforcement, and all daily policing actions


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