OPP Golden Helmets celebrate 50 years of excellence!

CONCORD, ON, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Golden Helmets Precision Motorcycle Riding Team gave a special performance today to mark the team's 50th anniversary with the OPP and to kick-off their 2013 season.

The anniversary event was hosted by Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, which has been sponsoring the Golden Helmets since 1997.

OPP Deputy Commissioner Larry Beechey attended the event where he thanked Mr. Buzz Green, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Deeley-Harley Davidson Canada for Deeley's ongoing support of the Golden Helmets over the past 15 years.

Deeley provides the team with Harley-Davidson Police Specials, the signature black and white motorcycles the team uses to carry out their performances and operational duties as full-time police officers.    

Since their very first performance at the Barrie Fall Fair in 1963, the 21-member team has been showcasing its talents, touring Ontario and giving exhibits of superb riding skills to the delight of many Ontario residents and visitors.

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SOURCE: Ontario Provincial Police

For further information:

Sgt. Dave Woodford, OPP Highway Safety Division

Phone: (416) 553-5471


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