Clive police trade squad cars for bic...

Clive police trade squad cars for bicycles

There are 7 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 16, 2008, titled Clive police trade squad cars for bicycles. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Police in the Des Moines suburb of Clive are parking their squad cars and hitting the road on bicycles as the price of gas continues to climb.

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Bikegirl

Arlington, TX

#1 May 17, 2008
Go Clive Police:

http://JustBicycles.com

Might as well be comfort bicycles since they are going to be sitting for 8 hours:-)
christine---crys tal

AOL

#2 May 17, 2008
How are u spuosto carry crimels back to jail on a bike?
christine---crys tal

AOL

#3 May 17, 2008
What do you do for the winter on a bike? freez or what?
christine---crys tal

AOL

#4 May 17, 2008
do u think about that? have enty thang to say typ now
EEE

Hinsdale, IL

#5 May 17, 2008
Wow, the AP cut this story in half and the result is misleading.

The Clive Police will be utilizing their bike patrol more, but they aren't eliminating their use of patrol cars.

They're just looking for more cost-effective and fuel-efficient methods of patrolling, including turning off the engine rather than idling and yes, using more bike and foot patrols.
sunshine22

Irvine, CA

#6 Nov 6, 2008
Connor HAyes

Urbandale, IA

#7 Nov 6, 2008
dumb

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