Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, May 11, 2007

Chills and Thrills Event

Chills and Thrills Event  Boise, May 19th, 2007 – The 4th annual “Chills and Thrills” motorcycle operations course takes place on May 19th, hosted by the Boise Police Motors Unit, in cooperation with other local police agencies and the Idaho STAR Motorcycle Safety Program. The goal of the course is to share more advanced motorcycle safety and skills with civilian riders, to increase their control, enjoyment and confidence on a motorcycle. Motors Unit Officers are required to train monthly and practice daily. This is their opportunity to share those skills and increase safety on the roads. There will be numerous courses for all levels of experience including many of the same courses the Police train on. The class costs $5. Riders must be at least 18, insured, possess a valid motorcycle license and bring a motorcycle in good working order, a helmet, gloves and other safety equipment. Raffles, food, auctions and giveaways will take place throughout the day with proceeds to benefit the Idaho Ronald McDonald House.

What: Civilian Motorcycle Operations Course "Chills & Thrills"

Where: POST pursuit driving track, Meridian

When: Saturday, May 19th

Time: Registration begins 8:00 a.m. and the event lasts until 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Media Contact on site is Sgt. Rich Fuhriman

Release prepared by:
Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information