TWO WHEELS MAKING AN IMPACT ON POLICING..

SUBTITLE: TOM GALARDI OF THE AIKEN, S.C. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY KNOWS WHAT BICYCLES CAN DO FAR A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. "WE BEGAN USING BIKES FULL-TIME IN 1993", SAYS GALARDI. THE DEPARTMENT NOW HAS NINE OFFICERS WHO UTILIZE BIKES ON A FULL-TIME BASIS IN AN URBAN SETTING THAT IS 16-SQUARE MILES AND HAS A POPULATION OF 25,000. "WE'VE LOOKED AT OUR CRIME STATISTICS AND THE WORST NEIGHBORHOODS WHEN WE STARTED THE BIKE PROGRAM ARE NOW OUR SAFEST," GALARDI SAYS ENTHUSIASTICALLY. "IT'S MADE A HUGE IMPACT."

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • NAFA Fleet Executive
    • Publisher: National Association of Fleet Administrators, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 1053-1203

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00906271
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Apr 12 2001 12:00AM