IPMBA News

Blauer:  The Devil is in the Details

Blauer:  The Devil is in the Details

by Andy Shiu Lake Forest (IL) Police Department I have been a police officer for nearly 20 years now, and a bike officer for nearly 15 of them.  Comfort and managing body heat has always been a factor.  Wearing outer...
Five-Ten Impact Low Shoes: Flipping to Flats

Five-Ten Impact Low Shoes: Flipping to Flats

by Andrew Humes, PCI #1515 College Station (TX) Police Department Tourism and Entertainment Police Unit During the 2016 IPMBA Conference in Asheville, North Carolina, I attended an instructor workshop demonstrating flat pedals and appropriate shoes for duty wear.  I was intrigued...
Hot Pockets: MOCEAN Summit Pants

Hot Pockets: MOCEAN Summit Pants

by Mo Ibrahim, PCI #1326T-B/EMSCI #321T-B Metropolitan (DC) Police Department Saturday, November 19, 2016, started out with a beautiful 78 degrees.  It seemed too good to be true, so I looked at my weather app.  Sure enough, the temperature was...
EE 750:  Pedaling with Power

EE 750:  Pedaling with Power

by Oliver Cachola Deerfield (IL) Police Department Deerfield Police Department bike patrol officers Davie and Lorenz are charged with the responsibility of patrolling the parks within Deerfield.  Both officers have been instructed to interact with and be a visible...
Police roll out restart of bicycle patrols

Police roll out restart of bicycle patrols

By Khai Hoang, Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, May 18, 2017 Photo by Cheryl Wingfield. Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty, left, and Deputy Chief Andy Jackson meet with Clara Hearne Pre-K School students during their bicycle patrol last week. The bicycle patrol...
Bremerton gets its own bike police

Bremerton gets its own bike police

by Kristen Drew, KOMO, Wednesday, May 17th 2017 The Bremerton Police Department now has officers patrolling on bicycles to help crime-fighting efforts in the downtown core. (Photo: KOMO News) BREMERTON, Wash. -- The Bremerton Police Department now has officers patrolling on...