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Bicycle Unit

Supervisor – Sergeant Ryan Kimble #87

Sgt. Ryan Kimble has been a member of the Burlington Township Police Department since 2007.  He graduated from Holy Cross High School.  After graduating, Sgt. Kimble attended Burlington County College where he earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.  Upon graduating BCC, Sgt. Kimble attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Economics.

Sgt. Kimble joined the Burlington Township Police Department upon graduating from Burlington County Police Academy in 2007.  Sgt. Kimble was assigned to the Patrol Bureau from 2007 to 2014.  During that time, he was a member of the Traffic Safety Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, and the Adopt a Cop Program.  From 2014-2019, Sgt. Kimble was assigned to the Accreditation Unit helping to craft policies and procedures.  During that time, Sgt. Kimble also became a Field Training Officer and was part of the BTPD Training Committee.  In 2015, Sgt. Kimble was awarded Officer of the Year.  In 2020, Sgt. Kimble was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and currently is the Patrol Bureau Squad 1 Supervisor as well as the Bicycle Patrol Unit Supervisor.

Overview

The Bicycle Patrol Unit is comprised of 1 Patrol Sergeant (supervisor) and 7 active patrol officers.  The bicycle patrol unit’s mission is to promote bicycle safety and enhance police-community relations.  The use of bicycles enables the officers to have more personal contact with the public, and allows the officers to reach areas inaccessible by other vehicles. In addition to supplementing traditional patrol functions, the unit participates in community events and deploys the bicycles within Burlington Township's neighborhoods.  The unit also participates in community events such as Bike with a Cop, Safe Rider & Bike Rodeo, National Night Out, and various bicycle registration events.  The bicycle patrol unit also participates in school functions such as the homecoming parade and can be seen at various football games throughout the season.

Contact Us

For more information about the Bicycle Patrol Unit please contact Sgt. Kimble via email at rkimble87@burltwppd.com.

Bicycle Registration

Burlington Township residents may register their adult or youth bicycles with the police department.  Doing so, provides BTPD with more information in the course of their investigation should a bicycle be stolen.  In addition, when the police department recovers a lost or stolen bicycle, registration assists them in returning the bicycle to the rightful owner.  To register your bicycle(s) complete this registration form and contact Sgt. Kimble by email.

Bicycle Safety Information

 For more information on bicycle safety visit the NHTSA or NJ DOT websites.

Important Notice:

An approved helmet is required to be worn by all persons 17 years of age and under who ride upon a bicycle, roller skates, or skateboard.

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