YPD bicycle patrol to start downtown

[B' Spokes: Something we don't want to see in Baltimore neighborhoods. [/sarcasm]]
Bikes are also good because they can get in some areas a car can not, and they are also good because they make less noise than a cruiser and can surprise criminals.

''You can patrol an area silenty,'' Ross said. ''They have no idea the police are coming.''

Members of the unit, besides Ross and Miller, are officers William Ward, Michael Bodnar, Sonya Wilson and Shakir Perkins.

Ward said bikes gives officers chances to interact and stop crime they do not get on foot or in a cruiser.

''It combines the best of walking beats with high mobility,'' Ward said. ''You get to hear and see stuff you usually don't see.''

Ross said response has been positive. Mary Farragher and Amy Lisi, who help to run the Lemon Grove, both said they welcome the patrols.

''Just having them (police) walking and biking will keep us all safer,'' Lisi said. ''The more visible they are, the safer we all feel, and the safer we all are.'' .
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by B' Spokes

Like most people I live a hectic life and who has the time for much exercise? Thanks to xtracycle now I do. By using my bike for daily activities I can get things done and get an hour plus work out in 15 minutes extra of my time, not a bad deal and beats taking the extra time going to the gym. In case you are still having trouble being motivated; the National Center of Disease Control says that inactivity is the #2 killer in the United States just behind smoking. ( http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/bb_nutrition/ ) Get out there and start living life! I can carry home a full shopping cart of groceries, car pool two kids or just get lost in the great outdoors camping for a week. Well I got go, another outing this weekend.
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