From Harley-Davidson to Royal Enfield; motorcycles used by Indian police officers

Aug 18, 2021 2 min read
From Harley-Davidson to Royal Enfield; motorcycles used by Indian police officers

Due to narrow roads and terrible traffic, Indian police officers prefer reliable motorcycles over cars. Check out the most popular bikes in the police community.

There are many good motorbikes that suit the strong personality of a policeman. Two-wheelers are  also the most popular type of vehicle used by police officers in our country. They are more practical as they can enter busy streets and easily navigate through traffic.

Let us check out some of the most common motorcycles owned by policemen in India.


In India, the Pulsar was the first motorcycle to offer performance to the masses. The police opted for Pulsar 180 models, which at the time were incredibly powerful and could catch up with most motorcycles. The Pulsar 180s were more powerful than the standard Pulsar.

TVS Apache

The Bajaj Pulsar's major competitor is the Apache. Delhi and Noida police departments also use it. In addition to the Apache 160, the cops also use the Apache 180. Sirens, public announcement systems, and utility boxes are installed in the bike.

Harley-Davidson 750

The 750cc Harley Davidson motorcycles are used by the Kolkata and Gujarat police forces. Gujarat was the first state to offer Harley-Davidsons to its police force and Kolkata was the second one. Utility boxes and public announcement systems are added to the bike's distinctive style.

Royal Enfield Bullet

Royal Enfield Bullet is the most popular motorcycle among Indian law enforcement professionals. This is due to the fact that it was the first motorcycle manufacturer to become the official two-wheeler supplier to the Indian Army and Police Forces in India. As a result of their reliability, ease of maintenance, and superior performance, these motorbikes are used by the majority of state police.

Hero Achiever

Mumbai police officers also use the Hero Achiever. Due to its less weight and higher fuel efficiency than the Royal Enfield Bullet, the decision was made to employ it instead of the former. Despite its size, it was easy to manoeuvre and had enough power to get the job done on a regular basis.

Hero Duet

Women police officers in Jaipur received Hero Duets for patrolling. Easy to ride scooters come in black colour with police stickers. It is also equipped with public announcement systems if you're interested.

Hero Splendor

Hero Splendor bikes are used by Goa police because of their small size. It can effortlessly navigate through the small alleys of Goa. In addition, it's one of the most fuel-efficient motorcycles you'll ever find! On top of that, it's a very reliable bike that's great for slow patrols through the crowded streets of Goa.

Hero Splendor bikes were also handed to Udaipur police officers since they are light, easy to use, and fast. In addition to being painted in white, they were equipped with public announcement systems as well as police stickers.

Honda Activa

Policewomen in Delhi and Gurugram utilize it since it's so easy to use for patrolling the city. The Honda Activa has become one of the most popular scooters for police Women. Fuel efficiency and reliability are also high on the list of benefits.

Interceptor 650 by Royal Enfield

Interceptor 650 is with the selected Delhi police officers. Among the modifications are a backrest, public announcement systems, and Delhi Police stickers on the motorcycle. Finished in black, the motorcycle has a sleek look. For the Indian Police Force, the Interceptor 650 can be one of their most powerful motorcycles.

Honda CBR 250R

Police Edition CBR 250R debuted for the first time in 2013 in Las Vegas at the Security Expo. It was then that the UP Police began using these motorcycles. The released motorcycle, was substantially different from the one that was displayed. However, the police uniform and utility box have been kept intact.

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