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Keith’s Race: The Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson Memorial Race

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 Posted in Scooter Task Force | No Comments »

Sunday a walk-run race across the Brooklyn Bridge took place in honor of Sgt Keith Ferguson. Sgt Ferguson was assisting another officer in 2004 when he collapsed and died of a heart attack on Grand and Broadway in the 1st Precinct. The race, called Keith’s Race is organized by his family, and all proceeds go to scholarship fund.

The PBMS( formerly the 1st Pct) Scooter Task Force was on hand for the event.

See related article: Stretch of Ely Avenue renamed for NYPD Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson, suffered fatal heart attack 10 years ago

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Sticky: The 1st Precinct Scooter Task Force

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 Posted in Scooter Task Force | No Comments »

The Scooter Task Force is a unit of about 25 officers who ride scooters that actually look more like motorcycles. They are called in to do all sorts of jobs from parades to protests to peddlers to general law enforcement.

The First Precinct Scooter Task Force

NYPD Motorcycle Squad Celebrates 100th Birthday With New Exhibit

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 Posted in Scooter Task Force | No Comments »

Please note: The exhibit ended in November 2012

From The NYPD’s once-glamorous motorcycle squad is getting a close-up just in time for its 100th birthday.

A new exhibit at the New York City Police Museum, called “The NYPD Motorcycle Squad: A Century of Service to New York City,” traces the squad’s origins, including its prestigious heyday as one of the city’s toughest units in the 1950s and ’60s.

Read the complete article

2010 Cop of the Month Award Recipients

Thursday, December 30th, 2010 Posted in Scooter Task Force | No Comments »

Unit Award – Scooter Task Force

Lt. Robert Rudolph PO Dominic Cross
Sgt. David Harvin PO Jonathan Jablon
Sgt. Frank Viani PO Luis Martinez
Sgt. Thomas Vlahavas PO Wilfredo Rivera
PO Paul Albano PO Eduardo Roche
PO Anthony DiFrancesca PO James Stewart
PO Vincent Gallo PO Brian Abuyen
PO Miguel Gutierrez PO Christopher Clark
PO Jamell Kendrick PO Robert Schneider
PO Eddie Perez PO Douglas Sheehan
PO Jose Torres PO Kenneth Wagner
PO John McGowan PO Honman Yan
PO Louis Chiacchieri