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Greg Lemhouse, with Brammo, talks with Greenville City Councile member Kandi Smith and Police Chief Hassan Aden about the department's first electric motorcycle Thursday morning. (Rhett Butler/The Daily Reflector)

Greg Lemhouse, with Brammo, talks with Greenville City Councile member Kandi Smith and Police Chief Hassan Aden about the department's first electric motorcycle Thursday morning. (Rhett Butler/The Daily Reflector)

Motorcycle helps police ‘go green’

“We didn’t have to use the taxpayers’ money, but it benefits the taxpayers.So, I think it’s awesome. It’s a win-win.”


Kandi Smith
city councilwoman

By Kristin Zachary

The Daily Reflector

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An electric motorcycle purchased with seized assets will provide tactical advantages for Greenville police and help the department “go green,” city officials said.

The all-electric vehicle became part of the department’s fleet on Thursday after a trial run earlier this year brought positive feedback, City Council member Kandie Smith said.


Smith attended a National League of Cities conference in Boston, where she said she learned about the motorcycle’s benefits.

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