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Cops take to bikes to nab driving offenders

Cops take to bikes to nab driving offenders

By Kate Fielding, The West Australian, 2 March 2017 South West traffic police have fined more than 20 drivers for using mobile phones or not wearing seatbelts during an “unusual” operation in the Bunbury CBD last week. Officers swapped their cars...
Changes coming to Martinsville police bike patrols

Changes coming to Martinsville police bike patrols

By Paul Collins, Jan 29, 2017, Martinsville Bulletin MARTINSVILLE VA — The Martinsville Police Department recently restructured, putting community-oriented policing and community outreach under what is now the community resources unit, said police Sgt. Ben Peters. That means instead of the bike...
Charles City Police Department getting new bikes

Charles City Police Department getting new bikes

By Megan Hoffman, KIMT,  January 19, 2017, 11:28 pm CHARLES CITY, Iowa – The Charles City Police Department has a new way to get around town. The division received more than $4,000 in grant money from the Floyd County Community Foundation. They...
Bringing “BuRT” to South Carolina

Bringing “BuRT” to South Carolina

by Joseph R. DuPree, PCI #1599-B University of South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement The capabilities of police bicycle patrol have evolved, and the demand for bike patrol teams has never been greater.  As an example, during the 2016 Republican...