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[Video] Saigon Unleashes Rollerblade Security Force on Nguyen Hue Promenade

The security guards patrolling the Nguyen Hue pedestrian promenade just got an interesting addition to their green uniforms – rollerblades.

Since August 3, guards have been gliding along the walking street on their 4-wheeled skates, making it easier to traverse the long boulevard, reports Zing.

“Communicating with Walkie-talkies and moving by rollerblades really help us help other people promptly. It takes us only 2 minutes to get to any location on the street,” one guard told the website.

The addition also means that guards will be able to outrun (outskate?) naughty pedestrians as Saigon recently banned rollerblades on the street.

The sentinels had to undergo a month of rollerblade instruction to ensure that they are able to complete tasks as effectively as they could when wearing shoes.

I assume their training looked something like this:

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