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Lacombe Police Take to the Streets on Bikes

Lacombe Police Take to the Streets on Bikes

By Jonathan Guignard, Lacombe Online, July 20, 2017 Photo:  Constable Jeffrey Hewitt Lacome, Alberta -- Residents in Lacombe will now be seeing more police officers out on bikes. Lacombe Police Service now has a bike patrol unit, after four officers completed...
How (and why) to set up a bike patrol unit

How (and why) to set up a bike patrol unit

Bike patrol units offer a high-visibility, proactive community policing presence that is budget-friendly for any size department by Doug Wyllie, July 19, 2017, PoliceOne.com Photo:  IPMBA member and California POST Bike Patrol Instructor Clint Sandusky – who honorably retired from...
What Should be in Your Toolbox?

What Should be in Your Toolbox?

As I write this article, I am three days away from shoulder surgery and looking at a six-month recovery, including six weeks in a sling.  Needless to say, I have a bit more time on my hands for doing...
Bikes let Yakima police get closer to public

Bikes let Yakima police get closer to public

By Donald W. Meyers, Yakima Herald-Republic, July 13, 2017 Shopkeepers waved and said hello as Yakima Police Officers Lyn Thorn and Claudia Padilla patrolled the North Yakima Historic District along North Front Street. But Thorn and Padilla weren’t driving a...
Glenwood cops to bike during bridge closure

Glenwood cops to bike during bridge closure

By Alex Zorn, the Citizen-Telegram, July 8, 2017 John Stroud / Post Independent | Post Independent Photo:  Glenwood Springs Police Officer Levi Blount tries out one of the police department's new electric-assist bicycles that will be used heavily during the upcoming Grand...
Morgan City Police Department begins bike patrol

Morgan City Police Department begins bike patrol

Posted: Jul 04, 2017 7:17 AM EDT Updated: Jul 04, 2017 7:17 AM EDT Photo:  MCPD Bike Patrol Division / Courtesy of Morgan City Police Department Facebook page Morgan City LA -- The Morgan City Police Department has announced it has begun patrolling the...