Cops on (e-bike) patrol coming to a city near you
Meet the latest crime fighting tool for New Zealand police: the e-bike.
A four-week long trial of e-bikes will begin in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland from February 12 as police patrols move up a gear around city streets.
Sergeant Hamish Knight said officers would patrol the four cities on e-bikes, just as they would on foot, or in patrol cars.
“These are just another tool in the toolbox for how police do our job.”
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Stuff: Hamish McNeilly, January 31, 2020