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April 6, 2014

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, April 6, 2014

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Patrick E. Harvey

Peru

Wanting to get officersout on foot patrol

I know the weather is getting warmer and I know the police department has or at least had a police bike program where officers rode a bike. I wonder why we never see officers walking the streets, or for that matter the alleys where the spray painting has been happening?

I’m pretty sure an officer on foot can hear and see much more than in a car or even riding. Then they could start from the station or park a car somewhere and start from there. All they gotta do is call in any suspicious activity and for backup. Even save money on fuel.

Rex GangloffLogansport

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