The Motorcycle Patrol Unit falls within the Patrol Division and is under the command of Captain Gabriel Ting.
Under the direction of at the time then Sergeant Brian Daly, the Amherst Police Department started a motorcycle patrol unit in 2002. The emphasis for this special unit is to monitor traffic, enforce traffic codes, proactively patrol traffic problem areas, and respond to calls for service.
Officers assigned to this unit are volunteers and must successfully complete an intensive, 40-hour training program before being authorized to operate the department’s Harley Davidson Road Kings.
Questions regarding the unit can be forwarded to the officer in charge, Sergeant Todd Lang at 413-259-3008 or via email at Langt@amherstma.gov.