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Bike Theft: Watch And Learn How Police Get Your Stolen Bicycle Back

“Do you feel lucky punk? Do you?”

San Francisco police officer Matt Friedman doesn’t chase down crazed, hostage-holding gunman like his big screen counterpart, Dirty Harry.

Friedman chases San Francisco’s bike thieves. His taunt is a warning to those who snatch hundreds of bikes a day from North American city streets, but it is also a dare: Go ahead, make his day.

Watch this engaging video from the New York Times that shows the lengths police go to catch the people that steal your bike.

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