Greensboro military offers bicycle ride-along program

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Greensboro military Officer T.W. Elder pedals down South Elm Street while on unit in downtown Greensboro.

Posted: Friday, Jun 27, 2014 1:40 pm

Greensboro military offers bicycle ride-along program

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Wondering what Greensboro military officers do on bike patrol?

Now we can find out for yourself. The dialect is now charity a bike ride-along program. The module is identical to a ride-along module in military cars, solely village members bicycle alongside officers on their bikes.

“The bicycle ride-along module will not usually reconnoitre participants with a formidable inlet and advantages of military work while on bike patrol, it will also strengthen a bond between village members and police,” pronounced Officer A.S. Wallace, who launched a program.

In sequence to attend in a bicycle ride-along, meddlesome cyclists contingency attend an eight-hour training session. In a training, participants will learn a pivotal elements of cycling safety, along with how this bicycles are used in military work.

After completing a training — that includes a chaperoned bicycle float — participants are authorised to float along with bike officers as they unit neighborhoods and a downtown area.

The initial training march is Saturday, Jul 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet during a Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive.

Participants contingency be 18 years of age or older, in good health and pass a credentials check. Riders are speedy to move their possess helmets and bicycles. Bicycles and helmets for those who need them will be provided. Attendees should wear gentle garments and move a tiny lunch or snack.

Class distance is singular to 20 people. To pointer adult or learn some-more about bicycle ride-along program, pedal to a “Community Programs” territory of Applications contingency be perceived by Jul 6.

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