NAPS CONTINUES BIKE PATROLS FOR THREE ADDITIONAL COMMUNITIES Print
Thunder Bay) On April 28, 2010, four Nishnawbe-Aski Police officers will complete the Police Cyclist Course training, bringing the number of communities patrolled by bicycle up to five.

The course training, given by given by the International Police Mountain Bike Association, includes patrolling techniques and officer safety when conducting bicycle patrols.

Police bicycle patrol is a key Community Service approach done by NAPS officers along with Foot Patrol, Team Policing and Storefronts/Community Police Stations. Bicycle patrol engages the community around policing and crime prevention and focuses on addressing factors such as officer visibility and community isolation.

Cat Lake First Nation, Moose Cree First Nation, and North Spirit Lake First Nation join the communities of Attawapiskat First Nation and Deer Lake First Nation for having trained police officers on bike patrol.

Cat Lake First Nation is located approximately 550 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.
North Spirit Lake First Nation is located approximately 725 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.
Moose Cree First Nation is located approximately 380 kilometres north of Timmins.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George
Media Relations- Phone 807-623-2161- Ext.234
Nishnawbe -Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario