Bike Patrol Unit
The bicycle patrol's primary function is patrolling around residential communities in Southeastern Michigan. They also provide security for the many events held in Detroit and surrounding areas. The unit is utilized in many different ways. Code 3 Security Bicycle Patrol works in teams of two, riding specially equipped bikes to patrol parks, shopping centers, and residential neighborhoods. The bicycles allow officers access to areas that a vehicle cannot go, such as trails, side yards, and alleys. Bikes also provide a low-key response, which is necessary for some situations, and are very useful when pursuing a individuals on foot.