Communities in Western Region can expect to see more police on pushbikes as training opportunities extend to the Western Region for the first time.
The five-day Police Bicycle Patrol Operators Course –typically conducted at Goulburn – was held in Dubbo last week.
Eighteen officers ranging from Dubbo, Gilgandra, Yeoval, Wellington, Mudgee, Moree, Portland and Lithgow attended the course.
Western Region Commander, Acting Assistant Commissioner Peter McKenna APM, said it comes as a welcomed addition to training capabilities offered in Western Region.
“It’s fantastic to see the decentralisation of these courses; the amount of shifts and hours it saves our staff from travelling significant… More