Joel Zwicky isn’t your average cop, as a former photographer and musician, he likes to get creative while working as a patrol officer at the Green Bay Police Department, in Wisconsin. To accomplish this, he patrols the streets on a skateboard. This all came about when the department’s chief was looking for new initiatives to engage more with the community, so Joel suggested the idea: “You know chief, I had this crazy idea in the back of my head what would you do if I brought my board to work and started skating it?” Continue reading for a video and more information.

According to Oddity Central, “The skateboard that Joel uses is modified to suit his requirements – it is mounted with red and blue LED lights and has larger wheels for a smoother, easier ride. So far, he’s made only one traffic stop on his board – he came across a motorcyclist who was riding on a cycling trail.”