CCTV bike on park patrol

A MOTORBIKE fitted with a camera is on patrol today as the latest weapon in the fight to keep Ipswich's parks safe. Unveiled by Ipswich Borough Council in Christchurch Park the 'photo-bike' will be fitted with the latest CCTV technology.

A MOTORBIKE fitted with a camera is on patrol today as the latest weapon in the fight to keep Ipswich's parks safe.

Unveiled by Ipswich Borough Council in Christchurch Park the 'photo-bike' will be fitted with the latest CCTV technology.

A council spokesman said the bike will be used by staff to patrol the parks during daylight hours.

He said: "It is hoped the bike and rider will be a visible deterrent and will cut anti-social behaviour and car crime.


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"The CCTV tapes will be monitored by parks staff with the help of the council's emergency services centre and will be sent to the police if necessary."

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