The policemen-riders during training in the Counter-Terrorism Unit / Israel Police Spokesperson's Office, Traffic Division
Police officers from the National Motorcycle Patrol of the Police Traffic Division were recently trained to serve as a first responder force to attacks on intercity roads. This is in order to strengthen the operational system of the police, especially during times of combat.
All police-riders were trained by Counter-Terrorism Unit instructors and armed with shortened assault rifles manufactured by Daniel Defense.
The decision by Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai and Traffic Division Commander Lt. Gen. Yehuda Ben Atar was revealed today at the ceremony receiving the cruiser's new Ducati motorcycles, which included the delivery of the first eight Multistrada V4 motorcycles out of 25 vehicles purchased by the Ministry of National Security for the cruiser.
Text of delivery of the first Ducati motorcycles / Israel Police Spokesperson's Office, Traffic Division
Major General Yehuda Ben Atar, Commander of the Traffic Division of the Israel Police/Spokesperson's Office, Traffic Division
As revealed on the Full Gas website, the Ducati motorcycles will replace BMW motorcycles in the blue rows R1250GS.All motorcycles were equipped with a public address system, with flashing lighting on a police computer for recording traffic tickets.
The Multistrada V4 is Ducati's premier adventure sports bike. This is a relatively old model introduced in 2020, with 1,158 cc, 170 hp making it one of the strongest adventures on the market and has excellent road handling thanks in part to advanced riding controls. The price for the civilian model: NIS 152,<>.
The head of the traffic division, Commissioner Yehuda Ben Atar, told the riders: "Our job is to provide you with the best tools, the best equipment and the best protection so that you will do the job in the best possible way."
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