New bikes on patrol in Welwyn Hatfield
TWO bicycles have been bought to aid the fight against crime in Welwyn Hatfield. They have been purchased by the Welwyn Hatfield Community Safety Partnership (CSP), a collaboration between a number of organisations including police, the
TWO bicycles have been bought to aid the fight against crime in Welwyn Hatfield.
They have been purchased by the Welwyn Hatfield Community Safety Partnership (CSP), a collaboration between a number of organisations including police, the borough council and fire service.
The bikes, part of a fleet of 24, will be used by Pcs, Pcsos, special constables and council street wardens, to help make the CSP more visible in the borough.
Borough councillor Clare Berry, CSP chairman, said: "I am delighted as these additional bikes enable officers to get to places quickly, whether to help residents or intercept criminal activity in Welwyn Hatfield.
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"It also makes the CSP more accessible."
Chief insp Dave Newsome said: "The extra bikes will have an extremely positive effect, allowing officers to cover more ground, more quickly, and deal with incidents effectively.
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He added: "The bikes will also ensure officers are even more visible to residents, so they can meet with them and hear their concerns.