Police motor skills for civilian riders

David Walter


A Police Officer since 1997 and assigned to the Motorcycle Unit in 2005. Became a certified Motor Instructor in 2015 after attended both Northwestern Harley-Davidson Operator and Instructor courses. That combined with the department training adds up to over 200 hours of accumulated training.
He has certified and re-certified officers from Cleveland and the surrounding communities and competes in police rodeos. Not only is he a Motor Instructor but also is a state certified police driving instructor as well.


Martin Gray


  A veteran of the US Army, 7th Infantry Division. A Police Officer since 1995 and assigned to the Motorcycle Unit in 2009. Became a Certified Motorcycle Instructor after attending the Northwestern University Harley Davidson Operator School and the Northwestern University Harley Davidson Instructor School. Completed a Dual Purpose Motorcycle Training Course. Has certified motorcycle police officers. Has competed in police motorcycle rodeos. That, combined with the department training, adds up to over 240 hours of accumulated training.


Charles Lipscomb​


  A Police Officer since 1997 and assigned to the Motorcycle Unit in 2006. Became a certified Motor Instructor in 2015 after attended both Northwestern Harley-Davidson Operator and Instructor courses. That combined with the department training adds up to over 200 hours of accumulated training.
  He has certified and re-certified officers from Cleveland and the surrounding communities and competes in police rodeos. Not only is he a Motor Instructor but also is a state certified police driving instructor as well.