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ABOUT GLPMTS

 

The GLPMTS offers a unique and essential training opportunity that provides motorcycle riders with the skills and knowledge to safely operate motorcycles. This is especially important for police motorcycle officers during the course of their duties. The seminar allows officers from across North America to come together to train and learn in a safe and encouraging environment. 

Seminar goals include:

  • Establish and promote safe motorcycle riding skills within the police community

  • Promote awareness of the police motorcycle officer in the public arena as a safe, responsible motorcycle rider

  • Establish a cohesive fraternity and encourage kinship in the law enforcement motorcycle community

  • Support local and regional charities affiliated with the police community

For over 20 years the seminar has provided this vital training while raising tens of thousands of dollars for charity.  

Planning for 2024 is well underway. 

 

We are excited to announce plans are underway for another four day training seminar this year!  New challenging courses are already being designed along with a bunch of other FUN things!

 

Details will continue to be released in the upcoming months in regards to the event, so keep checking in!

The Great Lakes Police Motorcycle Training Seminar is excited to announce the Ontario Police College will be the 2024 Host Agency









London Ontario
 

August 14-17, 2024

Training Motor Officers Since 1999 

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Keynote Speaker
Rob Grimsley

Rob Grimsley spent 25 years in Law Enforcement between Charleston City Police department
and Charleston County Sheriff's Office. Out to the 25 years, Rob spent 24 years on a police
motorcycle. Rob Started on motors with Charleston PD in 1990.
In February of 1998 Rob joined the Charleston County Sheriff's Office to help them start up
their motor unit. Rob was one of the first riders with Charleston County. The unit started with
4 motorcycles and in 4 years, the unit grew to 9 FLHP motorcycles.
In 2005 Rob was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was one of the first officers that was left
in his current position and not transferred to Patrol as a new Sergeant. Rob’s last 8 years with
Charleston County SO, Rob was the Traffic Sergeant.
In 2013 Rob retired from Charleston County Sheriff’s Office to join Harley-Davidson Motor
Company as the Police & Fleet Representative for the Southeast of the US. Rob has been with
the Motor Company in this position for over 11 years. Rob covers from Washington DC down
to Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi.
In addition to his role as a Police & Fleet Rep, Rob also works close with Engineering providing
an insight and guidance as to how police motorcycle officers ride and what they are asking for
and why. Rob also tests and evaluates new products from motorcycles to equipment that is
provided on Harley-Davidson Police Motorcycles.
While Rob spent 25 years in law enforcement, Rob also spent 28 years in the US Military. Rob
did 4 years active duty in the US Marine Corps from 1984 to 1988. After a few years of being
out to the military, Rob decided to enlist in the US Air Force Reserves. Rob spent another 24
years in the Air Force Reserves and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant E-9.
Rob is married to his High School sweetheart Marci Grimsley for 39 years. They have two sons,
Thomas and Tyler and have two grandsons.

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