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Officers on bike to patrol Yakima businesses, high-risk areas

Officers on bike to patrol Yakima businesses, high-risk areas

YAKIMA, Wash. - Police are patrolling the Central Business District on bikes.

According to a Yakima Police Department (YPD) news release, bike patrols will be focusing on businesses during regular business hours, Monday through Friday .

Police said the patrol unit includes officers from the School Resource Officers.

YPD officials hope the bike patrol will provide assistance to business owners and monitor high priority locations such as Miller Park.

Bike patrol officers as well as officers on foot will work special events. Federal grant money is funding these resources.

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