Dubai Police Will Patrol the Desert on This Flying Speeder Bike That's Straight Out of 'Star Wars'

You don't want this thing in your rearview.
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You don't want this thing in your rearview.
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It might be time to consider enrolling in the police academy and moving to Dubai. That's because the Dubai cops not only have ridiculous rides like Bugatti and McLaren police cars, they have a Hoversurf Scorpion single-seat machine that is a cross between a drone and a Star Wars Imperial Speeder Bike.

A key difference between the fictional speeder bike the the Scorpion is the presence of four whirling propeller blades, which makes the prospect of riding among those spinning blades of potential dismemberment alarming.

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Hoversurf CEO Alexander Atamanov took to Facebook to confirm that the Dubai police have indeed signed a memorandum of understanding to begin assembling Scorpions in Dubai with the support of the police.

The Dubai police use cars like this Bentley Continental GT for community relations work.

The Dubai police use cars like this Bentley Continental GT for community relations work.

It sounds like they are going to have a lot of these flying enforcement machines, which suggests they'll need more officers to pilot them, so get signed up to police academy now.

If you end up stuck in regular patrol duty, you might just have to drive a Lamborghini, so Plan B looks pretty solid.

Let's just hope no one hits any Ewoks.