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:
- 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.
- Escorts – assisting with the safe movement of traffic and pedestrians at funerals, parades, running events, dignitary movement, or other specific events as assigned.
- Special Events – participating in supporting operations enforcement plans, police riding skills competitions, national police memorial week functions, fundraisers, and other dignitary protection concerns.
- Traffic Enforcement – accident investigation, writing traffic tickets, and assisting other law enforcement operations