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Northumberland OPP has a new bike patrol unit

Northumberland OPP has a new bike patrol unit

Officers will use two specialized bikes to patrol trails, parks, and community events By kawartha NOW, August 9, 2017 [Police bicycle patrols have been an effective enforcement tool in policing urban environments as well as at special events such as parades...
Paramedics may bike to eclipse emergencies

Paramedics may bike to eclipse emergencies

Two wheels could be the fastest way to reach people who need help during the dark day. By Emily Mieure, August 9, 2017, Jackson Hole News & Guide Photo:  Firefighter/EMT-Intermediate Wendy Blair checks the pack on one of two EMS...
At Fitchburg program, officers trained in pedal power

At Fitchburg program, officers trained in pedal power

By Paula J. Owen, August 4, 2017, The Telegram  FITCHBURG MA – When 26-year-old Karla A. St. Laurent found out that her employer, Fitchburg State University, was hosting bike training for police officers, the fresh-out-of-the-academy patrolman said she quickly raised her...