IPMBA News

2015 Conference Instructors and Presenters

2015 Conference Instructors and Presenters

The annual IPMBA Conference owes its reputation as the premier training event for public safety cyclists to the fine individuals who volunteer their time, talent, and expertise.  IPMBA is grateful to the highly-qualified instructors and presenters who once again...
Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top

From the outside, it just looked like a gigantic tent. But on the inside, it housed hundreds of bikes and an incredible array of products.  The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort referred to it as “the Pavilion....
IPMBAAA Reunites

IPMBAAA Reunites

In celebration of the 25th Annual IPMBA Conference, founding board member Tom Woods took the initiative to organize a reunion of past board members, with a special emphasis on the founding members. For those readers who may have missed the...
Competition 2015:  Devious Design

Competition 2015:  Devious Design

by Mike Harris, PCI #1125, Mill Creek (WA) Police Department, IPMBA Treasurer The 25th IPMBA Conference Competition was held at A. J. Chandler Park in beautiful downtown Chandler, Arizona.  The park is the centerpiece of the business district,...
Bike patrols a smart idea

Bike patrols a smart idea

The Daily Review, Published: June 25, 2015 At the recent Sayre Borough (PA) Council meeting, the police chief proposed the purchase of two bicycles so that the department can begin doing bike patrols. Many police departments nationwide employ bicycle patrols for numerous...
Mansfield police kick off neighborhood bike patrol

Mansfield police kick off neighborhood bike patrol

Lou Whitmire, Mansfield News Journal, June 25, 2015 (Photo: Lisa Bernheim/News Journal) MANSFIELD – In an effort to further enhance communications with residents, the Mansfield Police Department has kicked off its bike patrols in and around the North Lake Park...
Bicycle patrols by Marquette City Police

Bicycle patrols by Marquette City Police

by Rachel Droze, WLUC TV 6, June 23, 2015 MARQUETTE -- In order to better protect the public, the Marquette City Police Department conducts bicycle patrols. "We take general calls throughout the day, but we also focus more on the downtown...