Norfolk Police Department launches head-turning electric Trikkes
You may have seen them around Norfolk lately. Electric Trikkes are the newest way for officers to patrol the community.
They’re turning heads from Downtown to Janaf to Ghent and even Wine Fest.
“Everywhere that you go, citizens stop. They want to know what they are, what they’re called, if they can get one,” Officer Mitchel Ashton said.
UVA Police Department to Use Professional Mobility Devices
Police at the University of Virginia have a new device to help fight crime. They are called ‘professional mobility devices’ and the department has been testing them out for the last week and plan to order four more in the next month.
RPD test drives a new innovative vehicleLast Thursday the Roxboro Police Department test drove new innovative vehicles that could assist with community functions.
That morning officers could be seen in RPD’s parking lot test driving Trikke vehicles, which are motorized scooters.
Even the company’s representatives, the chief and another officer got in on the fun and test drove the vehicles from Roxboro City Hall to Roxboro Community School and back.
DCHA’s Second Annual Summer of Safety Kick-Off Was a Success
“Our communities have seen great success in the past year with our community policing strategies and targeted patrols,” Maupin said. “With these new trikes, our officers will be very visible, but also be able to traverse more ground quickly. Combining our efforts with MPD’s Summer Crime Initiative will help reduce violent crimes across the city.”
Trikke Tech of Buellton launches new professional divisionTrikke Tech Inc. of Buellton has launched Trikke Professional Mobility to supply regional and national police agencies, government departments and private security companies with personal electric transportation units, a company spokesman said.
Citrus Heights Police try new “Trikke” tech to stop crime.You may have seen them out on patrol at Sunrise Mall already. They’re the new, threewheeled “Trikke Patroller” electric units — the latest tech deployed by the Citrus Heights Police Department in an effort to minimize crime at the Mall.
School security officer program faces possible cutsThe Scott Police Department provides officers to work as school resource officers at Acadiana High and Scott Middle School. In this file photo from September 2013, a Scott Police Department School Resource Officer shows off his new Trikke vehicle he will use while patroling the campus of Acadiana High. Acadiana High Students Madison Noel and Jordyn Leger are at right
EIGHT ALTERNATIVE-FUEL VEHICLES COMING TO RIVERBANK
The vehicles will come in two models. The first, a Trikke, is a three-wheeled, scooter-like hybrid vehicle. The second, a utility truck, is an electric utility terrain vehicle ideal for the logistical needs of police/security departments.