The Maumee Police Division has several officers assigned to bike patrol. A Sergeant supervises this specialized unit that currently has eight police bicycles for its operation.
Always wear a bicycle helmet; a bike helmet could save your life.
Bikes allow greater access to school yards, parks, and areas where cars can’t travel.
The quiet nature of the bikes allow officers to ride up on crimes in progress.
- Make sure your bicycle is in safe working condition. Check the brakes and handle bars to make sure they are working properly.
Why Bike Patrol?
Bicycle Safety Tips
Bikes can be deployed at special events.
Bikes allow the officer to work closer to the community.
Follow the rules of the road – Ride in the same direction as traffic. Stay as far to the right as possible.
Signal your intent to turn and give pedestrians the right of way.