Our actions and relationship with the community are guided by an internal sense of honesty and morality.

    Our conduct and demeanor display the highest standard of personal and organizational excellence.

    Our members recognize the differences as a strength in our organization and community.

    Our duty is to promote public trust by upholding our obligations to the department and community.

    Our responsibility is to be alert to issues and activities impacting our tribal communities.


The primary goal of the Motor Squad is “to develop and maintain a safe, efficient, and professional motorcycle component to educate, inform, and enforce traffic concerns affecting the Seminole Tribe of Florida, its residents, guests, and other interests.

The four officers assigned to the Motor Squad are properly licensed and equipped to operate a Harley Davidson FLHTP, 103 cubic inch motorcycle.  The officers must attend an 80-hour training course and be proficient in the operation of a police motorcycle to be a member of the squad and attend monthly refresher training.   Their assignment to the Motor Squad is a secondary assignment to the officer’s full-time primary assignment either in patrol, investigations, or support bureau duties.


The motor officers are primarily assigned out of the Hollywood Reservation for traffic related assignments.  They will and can assist the other Reservations as requested by each Reservation command for a variety of functions.  The primary functions of the Motor Squad consist of:

  1. Community Policing – sharing the goals of safe driving, traffic courtesy, educating the public on the laws and rules of the road for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
  2. Escorts – assisting with the safe movement of traffic and pedestrians at funerals, parades, running events, dignitary movement, or other specific events as assigned. 
  3. Special Events – participating in supporting operations enforcement plans, police riding skills competitions, national police memorial week functions, fundraisers, and other dignitary protection concerns.
  4. Traffic Enforcement – accident investigation, writing traffic tickets, and assisting other law enforcement operations