Police Motorcycle Training

Harley-Davidson and TEEX have teamed up to offer a new suite of courses for police motorcycle training. Training is a mixture of classroom instruction and drive-track course work. TEEX provides the curriculum and delivery of the course, while Harley-Davidson provides the motorcycles and servicing on-site. This allows a greater degree of confidence that the participant will complete the training in its entirety.

At this time, the program offers the following training courses in Texas as well as other locations across the country:

  • Basic Operator (80 hours): Participants orient to the terminology, driving skills, and liability issues that relate to the operation of a police motorcycle. This training enhances an officer’s ability to operate a police motorcycle in a variety of situations by teaching personal and vehicle control limitations.
  • Advanced Operator (24 hours): To further reduce agency liability this course is designed to train officers for higher speed operations. It expands on several techniques learned in the Basic Operator course, such as curves, to enhance officer survival safety skills.
  • Instructor Certification (120 hours): Instructor candidates learn skills to successfully guide participants in the facilitation of the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course. Upon completion, instructor candidates are certified to customize and deliver a Basic Police Operator course to their own agency for five years.
  • Instructor Transitional Certification (24 hours): Offered to instructors previously certified as a Police Motorcycle Instructor by a training provider other than Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). Upon completion, instructor candidates are certified to customize and deliver a Basic Police Operator course to their own agency for five years.

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Civilian Motorcycle Training

Texas needs more people who can teach aspiring motorcyclists. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) and TEEX have teamed up to offer motorcycle instructor preparation courses throughout Texas. Upon successful completion of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach Preparation Course, the instructor candidate must obtain a Texas Motorcycle Instructors License from TDLR.

Harley-Davidson Police Motorcycle Training


Funding Options: DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types: Online Face-to-Face Blended Online Instructor-Led
Category Course # Course Title Description Division
Law Enforcement MSP201 Basic Police Motorcycle Operator
This 80-hour course will introduce the participant to the police motorcycle through a low threat but highly challenging training environment. Participants will be given multiple opportunities to develop and practice the skills necessary to operate within a general police patrol environment, often with limited space to maneuver. As the participant develops and practices the required skills, the participant will apply those techniques to patrol tactics through reality-based training scenarios.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Course #667374. Show less
This 80-hour course will introduce the participant to the police motorcycle through a low threat but highly challenging training environment. Participants will be given multiple opportunities to develop and practice the skills necessary to operate within a general police patrol environment,… Show more
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Law Enforcement MSP202 Advanced Police Motorcycle Operator
This 24-hour course is a continuation of the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course and focuses on advanced exercises to include higher speed skills training, road speed maneuvers, advanced braking, and swerving. As most single vehicle crashes involving a motorcycle occur in a curve, this course expands on several techniques available to the operator for safe motorcycle operations. Show less
This 24-hour course is a continuation of the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course and focuses on advanced exercises to include higher speed skills training, road speed maneuvers, advanced braking, and swerving. As most single vehicle crashes involving a motorcycle occur in a curve, this… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Advanced Police Motorcycle Operator
Law Enforcement MSP203 Police Motorcycle Instructor Certification
This 120-hour course equips the instructor candidate with the knowledge and skills to successfully instruct the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course. Instructor candidates work through topics such as range location selection, layout and cone placement for each activity, coaching and evaluating motorcycle operator performance, and how to properly demonstrate riding skills. The instructor candidate will gain practical field exercise experience through the facilitation of a Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course and receive daily performance feedback based on their teaching and coaching performance. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified to customize their own agency training program to continue training internally.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Course #667375. Show less
This 120-hour course equips the instructor candidate with the knowledge and skills to successfully instruct the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course. Instructor candidates work through topics such as range location selection, layout and cone placement for each activity, coaching and… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Police Motorcycle Instructor Certification
Law Enforcement MSP205 Police Motorcycle Operator Instructor Transitional Certification
This 24-hour course is offered to instructors previously certified as a Police Motorcycle Instructor by a training provider other than Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). The course introduces the instructor to the TEEX Police Motorcycle course materials and processes for National Certification. Successful completion of the course authorizes the participant to conduct customized training using TEEX Motorcycle curriculum and materials for their agency training program.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Course #667376. Show less
This 24-hour course is offered to instructors previously certified as a Police Motorcycle Instructor by a training provider other than Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). The course introduces the instructor to the TEEX Police Motorcycle course materials and processes for… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Police Motorcycle Operator Instructor Transitional Certification
Texas Motorcycle Safety (Civilian) MSP100 Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach Preparation Course
This motorcycle safety course prepares the instructor candidate to conduct the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Riders Course (BRC) and to obtain the MSF National RiderCoach Certification. During the course, the instructor candidate will learn how to teach the BRC curriculum, practice teaching in the classroom, how to manage the range exercises, and how to evaluate and coach students as they develop their riding skills.Upon successful completion of the course, the instructor candidate must obtain a Texas Motorcycle Instructors License from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Show less
This motorcycle safety course prepares the instructor candidate to conduct the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Riders Course (BRC) and to obtain the MSF National RiderCoach Certification. During the course, the instructor candidate will learn how to teach the BRC curriculum, practice… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach Preparation Course
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