The cutout (shown in background) is actually a picture of real MBTA Officer David Silen.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — As part of an effort to cut crime at the Alewife subway and bus station in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
transit police placed a cardboard cutout of a police officer in the bicycle cage, according to a Boston.com
Transit police officials say the fake cop, along with video cameras and a new lock, has cut bike thefts
by 67%. For the full story, click here