Bicycle patrols help build rapport with community

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If the weather is warm enough and the skies are clear, two Greenwood police officers will grab their helmets and spend several hours of their shift biking around the city, visiting areas unreachable in their patrol cars.

On one warm day last week, Officers Chris Reed and Erin Schenck rode to Northeast Park to see what was happening. Sometimes the pair will find teens smoking marijuana, but on Wednesday they met six kids doing tricks at the skate park.

Reed wanted to see what they could do.

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