Cardboard Cop Cuts Crime in Mass.
The burly officer watching over the bike racks at a Boston-area transportation hub is a real stiff.
As part of an effort to cut crime at the Alewife MBTA subway and bus station in Cambridge, transit police placed a cardboard cutout of a police officer in the bicycle cage. Hundreds of people use the racks daily.
The cutout, along with video surveillance and locks are also helping to reduce bike thefts.
Read the full Associated Press story.
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