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MVPD has three new bicycle officers

MVPD has three new bicycle officers

By TRAVIS MORSE, The Mount Vernon Register-News, June 15, 2016 Photo:  Mt. Vernon police officers James Carlton, left, and Jessica Callahan are both new members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department's Bike Unit. A third new bicycle officer, not pictured,...
Ithaca College Hosts Annual Police Bike School

Ithaca College Hosts Annual Police Bike School

By David Maley, Ithaca College, 6/7/2016  ITHACA, NY — Officers from a half-dozen law enforcement agencies in New York State will learn how to incorporate bicycles into their operations at the 2016 Law Enforcement Bike School, scheduled for June 7–11...
Clear Lake beefing up bicycle patrol

Clear Lake beefing up bicycle patrol

MOLLY MONTAG, June 6, 2016, Globe Gazette  [Police Bike] CHRIS ZOELLER, The Globe Gazette Clear Lake Police Officer Eric Hythecker mounts his patrol bike on the back of his patrol vehicle Wednesday in Clear Lake. The Police Department is expanding use...
Bikes becoming effective community policing tool

Bikes becoming effective community policing tool

By William Moore, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, June 5, 2016 TUPELO – Once only used by bigger cities, more small police departments are turning to bicycle patrols. The Tupelo Police Department first started putting officers on bikes almost 20 years ago. When former...