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San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman rides a bicycle

The newly appointed chief of police for the city of San Diego, California is an avid cyclist.

60 MPH bicycle police chase video

Video description says Czech police pursue a guy on a bicycle. The chase gets to over 60 MPH when the cyclist drafts a truck. (100 km/h is 62 mph) Perhaps Sebastian Langeveld can take lessons on high speed obstacle avoidance from this guy. H/T to Gotham Bicycle Defense — y’know, those guys with the theft read more »

NYPD and cyclists

NYPD officer who’s also a regular bike commuter talks about his job and the perceptions cops have of New York cyclists.

Driver tries to run down bicycle patrol

The driver of a stolen SUV attempted to run down a pair of officers patrolling on their bikes, say Toronto police. The officers had to jump out of the way of the speeding vehicle. Police used a dragnet involving more bikes and police cruisers to find the stolen vehicle and the driver, catching him after read more »

Police deadly force to defend helpless car

Okay, I exaggerate a little. San Francisco police responded to reports Tuesday morning of a knife wielding man in a wheelchair who was slashing tires on a car.

SFPD Captain educated on cyclist behavior

A few weeks ago, Katherine Roberts was controlling the lane up narrow Masonic Avenue in San Francisco when an irate man driving too fast brushed past as he yelled and made obscene gestures at her. Some words were exchanged at the next intersection. After she turned onto Haight Street, somebody directly behind her started gunning read more »