IPMBA News

Cops Hit the Sidewalks, Parks on Two Wheels

Cops Hit the Sidewalks, Parks on Two Wheels

By Brandi Makuski, Stevens Point City Times, July 26, 2017 Photo:  Former Police Chief Kevin Ruder – before he was police chief – conducting bicycle patrol circa 1991. (Courtesy SPPD) Residents in Stevens Point expect to see police officers in squad cars...
Krav Maga on Bicycles

Krav Maga on Bicycles

The Growler, July 25, 2017 by Patrick Strait; photo by Ryan Siverson From the battlefields of Israel to the bike paths of Minneapolis, a team of self-defense instructors are teaching cyclists to protect themselves Gail Boxrud began thinking about the need for...
Lacombe Police Take to the Streets on Bikes

Lacombe Police Take to the Streets on Bikes

By Jonathan Guignard, Lacombe Online, July 20, 2017 Photo:  Constable Jeffrey Hewitt Lacome, Alberta -- Residents in Lacombe will now be seeing more police officers out on bikes. Lacombe Police Service now has a bike patrol unit, after four officers completed...
How (and why) to set up a bike patrol unit

How (and why) to set up a bike patrol unit

Bike patrol units offer a high-visibility, proactive community policing presence that is budget-friendly for any size department by Doug Wyllie, July 19, 2017, PoliceOne.com Photo:  IPMBA member and California POST Bike Patrol Instructor Clint Sandusky – who honorably retired from...