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03/13/09 — More officers getting trained to ride Segway

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More officers getting trained to ride Segway

By Nick Hiltunen
Published in News on March 13, 2009 1:46 PM

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Goldsboro police officer Steven Powers rides a Segway Personal Transporter on Thursday afternoon. The vehicles are used by some city police officers to not only allow more contact with citizens, but to make some patrols more efficient, officials say.

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Goldsboro police officer Steven Powers rides a Segway Personal Transporter on Thursday afternoon. The vehicles are used by some city police officers to not only allow more contact with citizens, but to make some patrols more efficient, officials say.

Steven Powers isn't the only Goldsboro police officer riding a Segway anymore. The department still has only one of the two-wheeled vehicles, but police officials say they might seek another in the future because they believe the unit has good...

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