Friday August 14, 2020

More bike patrols to hit city streets

More gardai are set to patrol the streets of Dublin and other cities on two wheels, with plans to increase the fleet of 160 specialised mountain bicycles to 200.

8th December, 2007

More gardai are set to patrol the streets of Dublin and other cities on two wheels, with plans to increase the fleet of 160 specialised mountain bicycles to 200.

An Garda Siochana last week sought tenders for the supply of 40 top-of-the range bikes, which cost around €2,000 each. Bike patrols in the Dublin metropolitan region are considered a major success in making members of the force more visible.

The bikes carry a specially made police equipment pack...

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