Montevideo, Uruguay’s Police Response Squad Deploys 12 Segway Patrollers

The city of Montevideo, Uruguay’s Police Department recently deployed 12 Segway Patrollers in a concerted effort to improve police presence throughout the city and deter pickpocket robberies. The Response Squad, consisting of 17 police officers, was the first group trained to ride. Immediately the officers appreciated the smooth ride, visibility and maneuverability the Patroller units [...]

Segway Patrollers at IACP 2014

Last week, Segway demonstrated both its Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) SE Patrollers and its SE-3 Patrollers at IACP’s (International Association of Chiefs of Police) Annual Conference and Exposition, which was held in Orlando, Florida. The event drew in excess of 10,000 attendees representing a cross section of law enforcement agencies. “IACP is a great fit [...]

Queensland Police Department’s Segway Patroller Pilot Program Earns Positive Feedback

In 2013, Queensland became the first state in Australia to adopt legislation to allow Segway® Personal Transporters (PTs) to be ridden on public passage ways including footpaths and bikeways. The Segway Patroller, which is a Segway PT that was designed with specific input from experienced law enforcement professionals, is currently being used by police departments [...]