As part of the intense controls presently going on with regard to the very busy holiday season and the many visitors to the island, police bike patrols will not only be seen patrolling the Philipsburg area, but also the areas of Maho Reef, Mullet bay, Cupe Coy and Low Lands.
The presence of these officers created at atmosphere of safety and tranquility for many coming out with their families for the evening.
The putting in of the bike patrol has thus far been very effective. On Monday evening a hit and run accident took place in the vicinity of Sun Set Beach bar. The police dispatch was notified of the accident who immediately informed the bike patrol. Within minutes the suspects of this accident was stopped by the bike patrol. The accident was handled and the suspect had to stand responsible for the damage he cost.