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Bicycles for Crowd Control

Bicycles for Crowd Control

A well-tuned, properly trained bicycle unit can effectively manage mass gatherings of people.

April 25, 2019

Law Enforcement Apparel 2018
A Day in the Life of a Bicycle Cop
Bicycle Gear

Bicycle Gear

This equipment will help you get the most out of your shifts on bike patrol.

April 10, 2017

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

How to Join a Bicycle Unit

A great bicycle officer has a strong service mentality, paramount knowledge of laws, a thirst for new knowledge, and someone who can adapt to change easily. If this describes you, your agency's bicycle unit might be a good fit.

April 6, 2016

Bringing Back Bicycle Patrol

Bringing Back Bicycle Patrol

The main advantage of using a police bicycle is stealth. Everyone is looking out for sirens in the distance and preparing for police cruisers to roll up. However, unless the bad guys are covering all access points with lookouts, the police bicycle can sneak in through what would ordinarily be considered inaccessible vehicle entry points.

August 12, 2013

Gas Pains

Gas Pains

When law enforcement agencies were putting together their fiscal year budgets for 2008, few municipal or county administrators could have forecast the impact of skyrocketing gas prices.

July 1, 2008

Boise (Idaho) Police Department

Clearly, the city needed to pay more attention to recreation on and around the river. In response, over the span of several years, Boise PD added four more full-time bike officers as well as eight school resource officers.

January 1, 2006

Picking a Patrol Bike

Like civilians, no two police bicycle patrol officers are alike and, when it comes to bike features required or desired, there are few hard and fast rules. In other words, a police patrol bicycle must be affordable, durable, and versatile, but beyond that, one sometimes gets into the realm of purely personal preference.

April 1, 2005

Choosing the Right Bike

As the years have provided more experience to make better decisions regarding bike purchases, the Los Angeles Police Department has found what works best for its agency.

May 1, 2004

How To Start a Bicycle Patrol Unit

How To Start a Bicycle Patrol Unit

Today, more and more departments all over the world are adding bicycles to their arsenal of tools. Like any new tool or method, of course, barriers must be torn down. In the case of bicycles, the old attitude is one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when starting a bike patrol unit.

May 1, 2004

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