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Photo: Vancouver Bike Police

A Vancouver Police Officer poses beside his bike in Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.

At one time, the Vancouver police used to ride horses and bikes to patrol in certain areas of Vancouver, British Columbia and then cars became a lot easier to get around. Now the population in Vancouver has grown immensely and the police are finding it easier to get around in the downtown core and Chinatown on a bike.

The bike patrol unit of the Vancouver Police Department started out in 1991 with eight riders and now there is a about sixty Police Officers that ride daily. These mountain bikes that the police ride have 24 speeds, lock in style pedals, lights, mirrors and all the necessities needed for the streets.

Instead of waiting for traffic jams or construction crews, the Vancouver Police can whip in and out of traffic on their bike and reach the crime site faster. It has definitely made a difference in the amount of crime that happens in Chinatown and the downtown region of Vancouver, British Columbia. ... continue below the picture...

Vancouver Bike Police

Vancouver Bike Police
Photo of a member of the Vancouver police taking a break as he poses for a picture beside his bike in Vancouver, BC.

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As things were on the slower side for this Vancouver Police Officer, he took a few minutes out of his busy schedule so that we could snap a picture or two.

Looking down the street of Chinatown, you get a beautiful view of the North Shore mountains in the background. The snow on the peaks slowly starts to disappear as spring begins to find its way to Vancouver, British Columbia.

Policeman with a bike in Chinatown of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .

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Vancouver Bike Police
A Vancouver Police Officer poses beside his bike in Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.
Rolf Hicker
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sc0590 - Vancouver Bike Police

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