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Old 08-01-2007, 12:07 PM   #1
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Motorcycle Operator Profiling Awareness

Since so many people have say that they are getting pulled over I thought that I would share I think that this is Bull I have gotten stoped and told to get off my bike and to remove my helment.

"but have the operator remain astride his motorcycle with the kickstand up (this keeps the operator occupied with balancing the motorcycle and reduces the possibility of attempting anything with the officer)."


Motorcycle Operator Profiling Awareness:
The popularity of the motorcycle as a primary means of transportation has grown in the past decade. More and more people are buying and riding motorcycles and they represent all facets of society. All races, genders, and occupations are represented in this area. There is no such thing as "the typical biker" no more so than trying to describe “the typical criminal type” or “the typical Texan”. As an officer remember, "Violators" are defined by their actions not how they look.

Classes of Street Motorcycles officers may encounter:
• Sport Bikes - factory built motorcycles that resemble professional racing motorcycles. This style of motorcycles generally attracts younger riders
• Street Bikes - regular motorcycles that range from 250cc to 1100cc engines. The riders of these bikes are in all age groups
• Cruiser Class - "Top End" motorcycles that average 1100cc to 1800cc in size and usually are equipped with windshields, saddlebags, and accessories. Due to their price, their riders are usually older

Differences between a Motorcycle Club and a Criminal Street Gang:

A motorcycle club is a group of people that ride motorcycles in organized activities. They may wear distinctive clothing to identify their club. Their primary activities involve the sport of motorcycling.

Criminal Street Gang (PC 71.01(d)): Three or more persons having a common identifying sign or symbol or an identifiable leadership who continuously or regularly associate in the commission of criminal activities.

Common misconceptions and beliefs associated with the motorcycle operator:
• Sport Bike riders are speeders that ride dangerously.
• Bikers (general term) use narcotics, drink, raise , and probably have outstanding warrants.
• Cruiser Class riders are the "station wagon" set of the motorcycle world. These "mom & pop" riders generally pose no threat.
• Motorcycle Clubs that "fly their colors" (wear their club jackets) are "outlaw bikers" that are showing their disrespect for law enforcement and are in effect "claiming new turf" by showing the colors.
• Any biker not wearing a helmet is breaking the law.
• Bikers are generally lower income to middle class laborers, juvenile delinquents, and troublemakers.

Concepts for stopping Motorcycle Operators:
• Be sure that the reason for the stop is an identified violation of the law and not due to stereotype.
• Follow the 7-step violator contact protocol, but have the operator remain astride his motorcycle with the kickstand up (this keeps the operator occupied with balancing the motorcycle and reduces the possibility of attempting anything with the officer).
• Remain professional and deal with the violation and not the appearance of the operator or perceived prejudices or attitudes.


http://www.tletca.org/ppt/09.1.Traff...%20hrs).ppt#91
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I usually hit the kill switch, turn my key to 'lock', put my stand down, and keep my feet on the pegs (sitting).
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:17 PM   #3
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i usually dont pull over! kidding but they usually make me turn the bike off and stand up next to it before they even get out of the car
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When I got pulled over the officer told me to throw my keys on the ground, take off my helmet, and step off the bike
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:38 PM   #6
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The only time I got off the bike was on I-10 and the trooper didn't want me nor himself standing on the shoulder. Other than that, I don't get off the bike.
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Since so many people have say that they are getting pulled over I thought that I would share I think that this is Bull I have gotten stoped and told to get off my bike and to remove my helment.

"but have the operator remain astride his motorcycle with the kickstand up (this keeps the operator occupied with balancing the motorcycle and reduces the possibility of attempting anything with the officer)."


Motorcycle Operator Profiling Awareness:
The popularity of the motorcycle as a primary means of transportation has grown in the past decade. More and more people are buying and riding motorcycles and they represent all facets of society. All races, genders, and occupations are represented in this area. There is no such thing as "the typical biker" no more so than trying to describe “the typical criminal type” or “the typical Texan”. As an officer remember, "Violators" are defined by their actions not how they look.

Classes of Street Motorcycles officers may encounter:
• Sport Bikes - factory built motorcycles that resemble professional racing motorcycles. This style of motorcycles generally attracts younger riders
• Street Bikes - regular motorcycles that range from 250cc to 1100cc engines. The riders of these bikes are in all age groups
• Cruiser Class - "Top End" motorcycles that average 1100cc to 1800cc in size and usually are equipped with windshields, saddlebags, and accessories. Due to their price, their riders are usually older

Differences between a Motorcycle Club and a Criminal Street Gang:

A motorcycle club is a group of people that ride motorcycles in organized activities. They may wear distinctive clothing to identify their club. Their primary activities involve the sport of motorcycling.

Criminal Street Gang (PC 71.01(d)): Three or more persons having a common identifying sign or symbol or an identifiable leadership who continuously or regularly associate in the commission of criminal activities.

Common misconceptions and beliefs associated with the motorcycle operator:
• Sport Bike riders are speeders that ride dangerously.
• Bikers (general term) use narcotics, drink, raise , and probably have outstanding warrants.
• Cruiser Class riders are the "station wagon" set of the motorcycle world. These "mom & pop" riders generally pose no threat.
• Motorcycle Clubs that "fly their colors" (wear their club jackets) are "outlaw bikers" that are showing their disrespect for law enforcement and are in effect "claiming new turf" by showing the colors.
• Any biker not wearing a helmet is breaking the law.
• Bikers are generally lower income to middle class laborers, juvenile delinquents, and troublemakers.

Concepts for stopping Motorcycle Operators:
• Be sure that the reason for the stop is an identified violation of the law and not due to stereotype.
• Follow the 7-step violator contact protocol, but have the operator remain astride his motorcycle with the kickstand up (this keeps the operator occupied with balancing the motorcycle and reduces the possibility of attempting anything with the officer).
• Remain professional and deal with the violation and not the appearance of the operator or perceived prejudices or attitudes.


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when i got pulled over, i turned my bike off, took my key and placed it ontop of the gas tank and put the kick stand down and hoped on the passenger seat, didnt remove my helmet or anything and he let me go...
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here's a new one:
I got pulled over last night IN MY DRIVEWAY for license plate light out :BangHead:
B.S. reason
but at least the officer was courteous and polite i returned him the favor
no ticket or anything
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but at least the officer was courteous and polite i returned him the favor
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Criminal Street Gang (PC 71.01(d)): Three or more persons having a common identifying sign or symbol or an identifiable leadership who continuously or regularly associate in the commission of criminal activities.
so if a group with a motohouston.com stickers considered a gang too?
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when i got pulled over, i turned my bike off, took my key and placed it ontop of the gas tank and put the kick stand down and hoped on the passenger seat, didnt remove my helmet or anything and he let me go...
thats what I do but I still leave the key in
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Criminal Street Gang (PC 71.01(d)): Three or more persons having a common identifying sign or symbol or an identifiable leadership who continuously or regularly associate in the commission of criminal activities.

Are you committing crimes?
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Are you committing crimes?
speeding is a crime so technically...
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speeding is a crime so technically...
who said we speed, they just assume it because we ride sportbikes...
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who said we speed, they just assume it because we ride sportbikes...
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you can ride without a stearing, all you have to do it lean hence you have the unicycle no? :confused1

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