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HRP kick off Bike Week 2018 with annual bicycle patrol training


HRP has begun their annual bicycle patrol training earlier in May, and as a result of a constantly growing demand to increase their number of bicycle patrol members, are proud to kick off Bike Week 2018 with an additional 28 HRP bicycle trained members this season.


“Bicycles are an amazing tool for urban Police agencies, they bridge the gap between foot and motor vehicle patrols and they can be used not only in the parks, but also as an effective and versatile operational asset.


They can be dispatched to calls for service, they can be used for traffic stops and crowd management and they certainly provide police officers with a healthy and environmentally friendly alternative to conduct their patrols” says Cst. Sam Côté, Bicycle Patrol Chief Instructor with the Halifax Regional Police.


The 4-day long HRP Bicycle Patrol Course focuses on the rules of the road, slow speed drills, bicycle advanced techniques, police tactics and self-defense, crowd management and provides the officers with the skills required to efficiently fulfill their duties while riding their police bicycles.




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