IPMBA News

Trek 29er Police Bicycle

Trek 29er Police Bicycle

by Dominic Scali, PCI #1382 Anne Arundel County (MD) Police Department Springtime 2012.  The Anne Arundel County Police Department Bike Unit was ready to purchase new bikes for 2013.  Our lineup has been composed of Fujis and Treks for the past...
Electric Bikes: Hype or Hope?

Electric Bikes: Hype or Hope?

by David Cohen MNCPPC Park Police Reserves, Montgomery Division As an avid cyclist, my first reaction to the concept of an electric bike is negative.  By putting a motor into the equation, you reduce the health benefits of riding...
Chicopee Police adding bicycle, foot patrols

Chicopee Police adding bicycle, foot patrols

By John Suchocki, The Republican, July 30, 2014 Photo:  7-30-14 - Chicopee - Chicopee Poilce officer Ryan Romano along Exchange St. making the rounds on bike patrol for the summer under a reinstituted program by Chief William Jebb gives directions...
Pedal police here to stay

Pedal police here to stay

By ANNA LOREN, Papakura Courier (NZ), July 30, 2014 Photo:  WHEELY GOOD: From left: Constable Dean Lauder, Auckland Transport community transport co-ordinator Joe Viqasi, Bigfoot Adventures director Kris Bartley and Sergeant Jono Chappell at the handover of the bikes. Cops will...
Downers Grove adds five medics on two wheels

Downers Grove adds five medics on two wheels

Five new team members have joined the Downers Grove Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services Bike Medic program. They received their training earlier this month.  Photo Courtesy of Downers Grove Fire Department By Robert Sanchez, The Daily Herald, July 29, 2014 ...