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SRPD RECEIVES DONATION OF RECON EBIKES FOR PATROL

AUGUST 18, 2022 The Susquehanna Regional Police Department received a generous donation from the Eater Foundation for 2 Patrol Ebikes recently. The bikes are Recon Ranger Police Interceptor bikes and have electric assist up to 30 mph. The bikes were donated to maintain and patrol the Northwest River Trail to assist Lancaster County residents and recreationalists…

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Bike Police, Foot Patrol, Plain Clothes Cops & Car 45 Mean Quick Response Time on Greenwich Avenue

By: GREENWICHFREEPRESS | July 27, 2022 On Wednesday afternoon First Selectman Fred Camillo and Greenwich Police met with reporters on Greenwich Ave to talk about policing and safety in the downtown area. Greenwich Police Deputy Chief Robert Berry, officer Nick Carl from the bike unit, and foot patrol officer Nicholas Sarno were present. In the vicinity were two…

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Lincoln Police adds Recon Electric Bikes to Patrol Unit

By Ellis Wiltsey KOLN LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Every few years the bike patrol unit at the Lincoln Police Department upgrades its gear and this time they opted for electric bicycles. They are aimed at giving officers the edge in a few categories; LPD said the most important is keeping officers’ energy up. “Do our patrol…

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This SLO County police department is adding electric bikes to its fleet. This is why

BY MARIANA DURAN, The Tribune News JULY 24, 2022 12:25 PM KSBY Channel 6, Video Link:  https://www.yahoo.com/video/grover-beach-police-dept-begin-023525950.html One local police department is expanding its fleet of patrol vehicles by going electric. The Grover Beach Police Department recently acquired four new electric bikes, police Cmdr. Bryan Millard said, which will triple the size of its bike…

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Tobago’s police patrols boosted with 12 electric bicycles, from U.S. Embassy

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian, July 12, 2022 Jesse Ramdeo A total of 12 electric bicycles were donated by the US Embassy, in collaboration with the American Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AMCHAM), to the T&T Police Services’ Tobago tourist-oriented police at a ceremony at the Shirvan Police Station yesterday. Acting Police Commissioner McDonald Jacob lauded…

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Police e-bike gears up for community interaction: Olmsted, Ohio

By Joanne Berger DuMound/special to cleveland.com. OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio — It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s just the Olmsted Township Police Department’s latest vehicle — the electric bike. It may not be faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings with a single bound, but it gets…

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Pueblo Fire Department to add Recon Ebikes to Emergency Fleet

By Justin Reutter, The Pueblo Chieftain, March 4, 2022 The Pueblo Fire Department will be getting two electric bikes that will give first responders quick access to emergencies at crowded events or in places that large vehicles have difficulty getting to. A grant of just over $9,600 from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will allow the fire…

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Allen County Sheriff New Ebike Training Facility is Coming & Will Be First in the World

ALLEN CO., Ind. (WANE) – A new, one- of- its- kind electronic bike facility is under construction at the Allen County Sheriff’s facility, one of a few departmental projects begun this year, Sheriff David Gladieux said. Gladieux sat down with WANE 15 last week, looking back at the year’s progress in upgrading facilities and technology….

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Maumee Police Hit Streets with New Electric Bikes

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee bicycle officers will be rolling much faster thanks to the new electric bikes they are riding. Three Recon Power Bikes arrived on August 24. The new bikes provide battery power assistance that allows officers to travel up to 30 mph while conserving energy when they arrive on scene.  “If…

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NYC “Scorcher Squad” Americas First Police Bike Squad

Created by Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt in 1895 to apprehend speeding horse-drawn carriages, the 29-member bike squad, known as the “Scorcher Squad,” made 1,366 arrests in its first year. These fast riding cyclists were “scorchers” for the way they blazed down roads, the racers were called “cracks.” Impromptu sprint races between riders meeting on the street…

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