Police bikes may face the axe

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Police bikes may face the axe

Post by 4353 » Sun Jan 18, 2009 3:52 pm

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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by Fastlane » Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:08 pm

4353 wrote:From the perth news website

http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0 ... 61,00.html
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by Glen » Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:23 pm

Hi All

Well it was said to me on FRI that the order for 20 new bikes CANNED and next 20 ordered CANNED as well so no new Mike Bike for next YEAR??? But did se order for 20 PUSH BIKES!!!! #-o #-o #-o
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by written_ficton » Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:28 pm

Push bikes are needed, the ones in the city need a yellow sticker... Some are rusty and have balding tyres!
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by ConstableCare » Thu May 14, 2009 9:26 pm

20 Mike Bikes in Perth and 30 based at Midland... Thats it!

The rest are off to auction....

Low Kms if anyones keen! $5000.00 tops is the retail on them!

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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by Tyranus » Thu May 14, 2009 9:34 pm

ConstableCare wrote:20 Mike Bikes in Perth and 30 based at Midland... Thats it!

The rest are off to auction....

Low Kms if anyones keen! $5000.00 tops is the retail on them!

CC 8)
Those 30 in Midland though are all TEG's though. East Metropolitan Group doesn't have any according to a news paper article about 3 or 4 weeks ago in the local. That was coming from a SGT or higher.
Hmmm buy now get a little bike learn how to ride then get the big bike license :) ...or maybe not, riding lessons are expensive!
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by ConstableCare » Thu May 14, 2009 10:10 pm

Tyranus wrote:
ConstableCare wrote:20 Mike Bikes in Perth and 30 based at Midland... Thats it!

The rest are off to auction....

Low Kms if anyones keen! $5000.00 tops is the retail on them!

CC 8)
Those 30 in Midland though are all TEG's though. East Metropolitan Group doesn't have any according to a news paper article about 3 or 4 weeks ago in the local. That was coming from a SGT or higher.
Hmmm buy now get a little bike learn how to ride then get the big bike license :) ...or maybe not, riding lessons are expensive!
Most of the 30 were parked up there today.... No riders left!

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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by Tyranus » Thu May 14, 2009 10:57 pm

Pity there's no justification for SES having bikes other than for searches. Even then you'd want trail bikes, and you wouldn't require lights and sirens fitted.
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by nra555 » Wed May 20, 2009 3:42 pm

Cant SJA buy the Bikes? and use them for rapid response for special doctors like they do in Vic.?
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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by gkoutlis » Wed May 20, 2009 3:53 pm

nra555 wrote:Cant SJA buy the Bikes? and use them for rapid response for special doctors like they do in Vic.?
They probably could, but then there is the running costs and training - I would doubt they would.

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Re: Police bikes may face the axe

Post by nachoman » Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:11 pm

Round in circles? On ABC News tonight there was a quick blurb that WA Police were considering expanding the number of motorbikes "from the forties into the hundreds"

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