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Heathrow bike medics’ decade of saving lives

Heathrow bike medics’ decade of saving lives

The Standard, August 6, 2014 CYCLING medics at Heathrow were today praised for going to the aid of more than 4,000 people with serious and life-threatening conditions. London Ambulance Service revealed the number of emergencies tackled by the world’s first airport...

Police hit Wagga roads for bike training

By Andrew Pearson, the Daily Advertiser, Aug. 7, 2014, 5 p.m. Photo:  Senior Constables Mark Lawrence (left), Mick Strachan and Mark Clifford took part in yesterday's annual southern region bicycle squad reaccreditation at Wagga police station. The training was led...
Two-Wheeled Patrollers

Two-Wheeled Patrollers

Two-Wheeled Patrollers By Alexa Strabuk In June, shots rang out at Seattle Pacific University’s campus on the north slope of Queen Anne Hill. Officers on bikes were the first responders to control the situation and were later assisted...

Passenger Side Vehicle Approaches

Ed.’s Note:  On page 193 of the Complete Guide to Public Safety Cycling, 2nd Edition, bike officers are advised to use a passenger side vehicle approach when possible.  An IPMBA Instructor submitted this guidance from his department...
Mobile Edge: Bring it On

Mobile Edge: Bring it On

by Jared Williams, PCI #1214 Tacoma (WA) Police Department The Mobile Edge UrgentPower is a universal smartphone battery for backup power.  When connected to your mobile device, it provides additional hours of run time.  It comes with a USB...