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Chico is bringing back bike police

Chico is bringing back bike police

By Kayla Fitzgerald, April 8, 2016, Chico State Orion   Police bike units will begin patrolling Bidwell Park and downtown areas in the upcoming summer months. Tuesday, Chico Police Chief Mike O’Brien said two officers will be patrolling those areas...
How to Join a Bicycle Unit

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

You'll need to be physically fit, self-motivated, and up for close contact with the public to thrive as a bike officer. Police Magazine, April 06, 2016  |  by Christian Bailey Photo:  Firearms training for bicycle officers...
Cops on Bikes: The advantages are clear

Cops on Bikes: The advantages are clear

By John Bennett, Connect Savannah, April 6, 2016 John Bennett is executive director of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign. I’VE BEEN THINKING about police patrol patterns and public safety lately, and not because I suggested increased parking rates and metering...
HCM City police to patrol on bikes

HCM City police to patrol on bikes

Viet Nam News, March 31, 2016 HCM City’s District 5 police starts patrolling on bikes. Photo vnexpress.net HCM CITY (VNS) – Following Hà Nội’s example, HCM City police will now start managing daily patrols on bicycles...
Bellevue to put bike cops back on the streets

Bellevue to put bike cops back on the streets

by RYAN MURRAY, Bellevue Reporter Staff Writer, Mar 31, 2016 For the first time since 2011, the Bellevue Police Department will have a bicycle presence on the streets. On Friday, April 1, bike patrol officers and a corporal will mount their bikes...
Wildfire 2016 raises awareness for fire season

Wildfire 2016 raises awareness for fire season

By Arin McKenna, Los Alamos Monitor Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 12:13 pm (Updated: March 30, 2:36 pm) Saturday’s Wildfire 2016 event began with a bang, as hordes of youngsters scoured Ashley Pond Park for Easter eggs. The annual Easter Egg Hunt...