Police bike patrols reinstated in downtown Birmingham

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Birmingham Police officers posing with their bicycles. Photo courtesy of @BhamPolice Twitter page.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department announced Friday that it was reinstating its bike patrol division in downtown Birmingham.

The announcement was made on the department’s Twitter page, showing a photo of officers next to their bicycles.

There is also video of the BPD Bike Patrol driving in the Five Points South area.

More details on the duties and operations of the bike patrol officers will be released at a later date.


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