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Police Department Acquires Zero Electric Motorcycle

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The police department in Scotts Valley, Calif., took delivery of a Zero DS electric motorcycle it plans to use for a wide range of traffic and patrol assignments.

Electric-motorcycle maker Zero Motorcycles says it delivered one of its DS models to the Scotts Valley, Calif., police department — the first law enforcement agency to acquire one of the electric bikes. The move is part of a broader acceptance of electric vehicles led in part by municipal governments.

Many cities and towns have hybrid and electric cars to their fleets to help reduce fuel costs and other expenses, and to test their durability. The Scotts Valley police say they will use the electric bike for patrol, traffic duty and other assignments where maneuverability and quiet operation can give officers an advantage. Indeed, a svelte frame and lack of engine noise make the Zero DS an especially stealthy mount.

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