Becoming a SCPD motorcycle officer is a coveted position. Beyond the internal application process there is a rigorous training process that must be passed. But the reward is pretty obvious; you get to ride a motor every day you're at work. Today we spoke with Officer Jeff Auldridge - Jeff is bilingual and had a teaching career before joining our department!
What is your favorite restaurant in Santa Cruz?
Officer Auldridge: Jack-in-the-Box. Specifically using the drive-through there!
Baseball or Football?
Officer Auldridge: We are a 100% baseball family - go Giants!
What is your favorite thing about working for SCPD?
Officer Auldridge: I get to come to work and ride a motorcycle. I truly enjoy working with everyone in the Traffic family.
When you're not working what do you like to do?
Officer Auldridge: It might make me sound like Bill Dance but I like to bass fish