LA Motorcycle Officers celebrate 100-years!
1917 - LA Police Officers on duty with their Indians. In celebration of over 100 years of the Motorcycle unit, the Los Angeles Police Department held a two-day celebration at the Police Academy in Elysian Park. May 20, 1907: LAPD motorcycle officers arrest their first speeders. The speed limit downtown is 12 mph and 20 mph elsewhere. The speed limit at certain downtown intersections is 4 mph.