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Bike medics ride high to give aid

Bike medics ride high to give aid

By Jay Heater, the Republic, August 8, 2015 Columbus IN -- It was going to be a horribly boring 32 hours. Jeramy Goodnight, an advanced emergency medical technician for Columbus Regional Hospital, had volunteered to take the International Police Mountain Bike Association course...
Three agencies divide Tweetsie Trail patrol

Three agencies divide Tweetsie Trail patrol

BECKY CAMPBELL, Johnson City Press, August 9, 2015 Like any recreational park, law enforcement officers routinely patrol the Tweetsie Trail, and anyone on a full-length jaunt of the seven-mile stretch could encounter officers from three different agencies. So why does it take...
CHICAGO POLICE BIKE PATROLS TO EXPAND CITY-WIDE

CHICAGO POLICE BIKE PATROLS TO EXPAND CITY-WIDE

Watch the video:  http://abc7chicago.com/news/chicago-police-bike-patrols-to-expand-city-wide/901667/ Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:17PM CHICAGO (WLS) -- More Chicago police officer will be hitting the streets on bicycles in more neighborhoods across the city. The bike expansion began last year with 200...
Chicago Ramping Up Its Police Bike Program

Chicago Ramping Up Its Police Bike Program

By Alex Nitkin and Ted Cox  | August 4, 2015 9:54am, DNAInfo.com, Chicago Photo: Officer Leonard Shoshi displays the new, uniform police bike, as Ald. Ariel Reboyras, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy look on. ...
Bike patrol stepping up enforcement in August

Bike patrol stepping up enforcement in August

By DAVID MORTON - Published on July 30, 2015, nooga.com Photo:  Officer Rob Simmons discusses the Safe Biking Initiative outside the Chattanooga Police Department's 11th Street precinct. (Photo: Staff) Officer Rob Simmons found something strange when he...