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Norfolk police increase patrol in Ghent area

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Posted at 8:16 PM, Nov 12, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-12 20:16:47-05

Norfolk police are taking action against crime with more patrols in Ghent.

An increase in crime in Ghent has police increasing patrols starting Monday.

Instead of the normal eight-hour shift, officers will now have to work 12-hour shifts.

There will also be two officers assigned to each patrol car.

Norfolk police say there will also be more bike patrols in the area.