Queensland's first female motorcycle cops to hit the road

QUEENSLAND will see its first female motorcycle cops hitting the road, as the police force celebrates a major milestone.

Senior Constables Rozanna Henriksen and Linda Tajnai were among five officers who passed the force's rigorous motorcycle training course.

Officers must be able to handle motorbikes weighing more than 300 kilograms and three failed the most recent test.

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said it was a very demanding course.

"The size of our standard motorcycles is an issue for some of the people who participate, both men and women," he said.

Read more on the ABC.

Topics:  queensland police

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