Motorcycles

The Mets first began using Motorcycles for patrol in 1905, according to the 1906 Metropolitan Park Commission Report.

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A Met Officer from the Middlesex Fells at Sandy Beach in Winchester, MA in 1910. (Photo source: Internet)

MDC Police Revere Beach Motorcycles 1937

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MDC Police Motorcycle Officer Bill Elliot in winter uniform during the 1950s. (Photo source: Thomas Stewart. Used with permission.)

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Old Colony Division, late 1950's, MDC Motorcycle Officer. (Photo courtesy of Larry Fitzpatrick.)

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MDC Police motorcycles in the 1960's. Notice that crash helemts have not caught on yet with some of these guys in this photo. (Photo source: David Benoit.)

 

 

Officer Rich Hanafin on a motocycle with a side car at the Lower Basin District in 1957.(Photo source: Rich Hanafin, Sr.)

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MDC Officers _ and _ at the Old Colony station yard in South Boston in the early 1960's. (Photo courtesy of Larry Fitzpatrick.)

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MDC Police Motorcycle Officers _ and _ at the Old Colony District, South Boston - 1963 (Photo courtesy of Larry Fitzpatrick.)

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MDC Police Officer _ on patrol. (Photo source: Larry Fitzpatrick)

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The Old Colony Division Motorcycles ready for Expressway patrol! (Photo source: Comm of MA Archives.)

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Once a familiar scene along the South East Expressway. MDC Officer _ . (Photo source: Larry Fitzpatrick)

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MDC Police Cycles 6 and 8 outside the Old Colony Station in the mid 1960's.

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(Photo source: Metropolitan Police Union Newspaper.)

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(Photo source: Metropolitan Police Union Newspaper.)

MDC Police Motorcycles during Forced Busing in South Boston in the mid 1970s.

 

MDC Motorcycle Officers assigned to school bus escorts during Busing in South Boston in 1974. (Photo source: Tom Stewart. Used with permission.)

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(Photo source: Metropolitan Police Union News 1975)

Some MDC Police assets used for patrolling the busy roadways of the Central Artery and South East Expressway are featured in 1975.

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A "Signal 7" being worked by MDC Officers _, _ and _ in the 1970's. (Photo courtesy of Larry Fitzpatrick)

MDC Police Ad 1975 

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A mix of MDC Police Motorcycles at Logan International Airport in East Boston, waiting to do a dignitary escort. (Photo courtesy of Tom Stewart. Used with permission.)

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MDC Officer _ outside the Old Colony Division, South Boston. (Photo source: Larry Fitzpatrick.)

 

The first generation of "Metro Police" colors, blue and silver have arrived and are being featured for a magazine article. (Photo source: Tom Stewart. Used with permission.)

 

Metropolitan Police Officers Stewart and _ . (Photo courtesy of Tom Stewart.)

Hamill and Stewart 1980s Presidential Campaign Stop

Metropolitan Police Motrocycle Officer Tom Stewart calls in to "Met Control" from the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston. (Photo souce: Tom Stewart.)

 

MA Metro Police in Washington DC

1991 National Law Enforcement Memorial Dedication, Washington, DC. (Photo courtesy of David Benoit.)

 

< Metropolitan Police Motorcycles at the Boston Marathon, Chestnut Hill, MA in 1991. (Photo source: personal collection.)

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A Stop Sign that hints to the legacy of the Metro Police somewhere in the Blue Hills District. (Photo courtesy of Chris Gatto.)

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