State Highway Patrol Solo Unit
Thu 31 October 2013
- The State Highway Patrol Solo Unit consists of a fleet of on road motorcycles and trail bikes
- The Solo Unit was formed in 1979 to assist in lowering the road toll and in escorting important international guests
- The primary role of the Solo Unit today is road policing within the State of Victoria
- The Solo Unit consists of 1 Senior Sergeant, 3 Sergeants and 15 Senior Constables
- The Solo Unit conducts traffic management for internationally important guests including the Queen and the royal family.
- The Solo Unit utilises trail bikes to search for missing persons
- The Solo Unit is involved in the traffic management of cycling events and races
- The Solo Unit Training Wing is responsible for all motorcycle training within Victoria Police
- To ride a police motorcycle, police members must successfully complete a 4 week motorcycle course
- Currently there is only one female police member that is qualified to ride a police motorcycle
Victoria Police Centre 637 Flinders Street Melbourne 3005 | Ph 03 9247 6666 | Fax 03 9247 5727
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