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JPD slated to begin bike patrols

JPD slated to begin bike patrols

By Caleb Vierkant, the Jacksonville Progress, August 19, 2017 Jacksonville TX -- The Jacksonville Police Department recently purchased four bicycles for the purpose of beginning bike patrols. According to Chief Andrew Hawkes, this is in response to an increase of burglaries the...
Police roll out bike patrols for the eclipse

Police roll out bike patrols for the eclipse

By Shane Sanderson, Casper Star-Tribune, August 18, 2017 Casper WY -- The festivities surrounding the solar eclipse are bringing police bike patrols to the streets of Casper. And don’t expect them to disappear when the sun returns. Casper Police Sgt....
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...