IPMBA News

Changes coming to Martinsville police bike patrols

Changes coming to Martinsville police bike patrols

By Paul Collins, Jan 29, 2017, Martinsville Bulletin MARTINSVILLE VA — The Martinsville Police Department recently restructured, putting community-oriented policing and community outreach under what is now the community resources unit, said police Sgt. Ben Peters. That means instead of the bike...
Charles City Police Department getting new bikes

Charles City Police Department getting new bikes

By Megan Hoffman, KIMT,  January 19, 2017, 11:28 pm CHARLES CITY, Iowa – The Charles City Police Department has a new way to get around town. The division received more than $4,000 in grant money from the Floyd County Community Foundation. They...
Bringing “BuRT” to South Carolina

Bringing “BuRT” to South Carolina

by Joseph R. DuPree, PCI #1599-B University of South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement The capabilities of police bicycle patrol have evolved, and the demand for bike patrol teams has never been greater.  As an example, during the 2016 Republican...
Even Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

Even Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

by Mike Harris, PCI #1125 Mill Creek (WA) Police Department (Retired) IPMBA Treasurer [Ed.’s Note:  IPMBA has approved the use of flat pedals as pedal retention under certain conditions.  Read the position paper for details.]  As...
IPMBA Goes to Disneyland

IPMBA Goes to Disneyland

by James Englert, PCI #1081 Arapahoe County (CO) Sheriff’s Office IPMBA Industry Liaison For the second year in a row, I was lucky enough to teach an IPMBA Police Cyclist Course at the NASRO (National Association of School Resource...