Policeman Carl Wibe riding a motorcycle, 1926

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Policeman Carl Wibe riding a motorcycle, 1926

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Motorcycles in the police force have been used since the early 20th century and are utilized as escort vehicles and for the enforcement of traffic laws. Police officers like Carl Wibe rode these early police motorcycles and motorcycles today continue to be a part of police forces across the country.

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  • Title: Policeman Carl Wibe riding a motorcycle, 1926
  • Creation Date: 1926
  • Subject Date: 1926
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.13578
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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