IPMBA News

Safe Routes to School Bicycling Mini-Grants Available

Safe Routes to School Bicycling Mini-Grants Available Apply online now! Deadline for application: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The National Center for Safe Routes to School and Schwinn’s Helmets on Heads program are teaming up to provide 25 $1,000 mini-grants to schools across...

Shoplifter threatens bicycle officers with hatchet

By Nicole Perez / Albuquerque Journal Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Friday, September 19, 2014 at 9:43 am Police say an Albuquerque man brandished a hatchet at two bicycle officers after he shoplifted from a southeast gas station Thursday. Alejandro Silva, 28, was charged with aggravated battery...
IPMBA Recognitions

IPMBA Recognitions

IPMBA Recognizes James Englert and Al Simpson On May 22, 2014, during the IPMBA Conference/Competition Awards Ceremony, IPMBA presented two special awards to two deserving members.  James Englert of Arapahoe (CO) County Sheriffs Office received the IPMBA Award of Valor...
2014 IPMBA Conference Instructors and Presenters

2014 IPMBA 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...
Excellence in the Exhibit Hall

Excellence in the Exhibit Hall

IPMBA appreciates the support of companies who demonstrate their commitment to excellence in outfitting public safety cyclists.  Everyone enjoys novelty, so it was exciting to welcome a number of “first-timers” to the fold.  Cygolite, long a...
Competition 2014:  Hot in the City

Competition 2014:  Hot in the City

by Mike Harris, PCI #1125 Mill Creek (WA) Police Department IPMBA Treasurer and Robert Collett, EMCSI #263 Poudre Valley Health System (CO) Ambulance The city of Tampa, located on the west coast of Florida near the Gulf of Mexico, provided a beautiful...
Stopping crimes using the good old bicycle

Stopping crimes using the good old bicycle

by KRITIKA SHARMA, The Hindu, September 14, 2014 ''The use of bicycles will serve more than one purpose for us. Bicycles can be easily driven into areas otherwise inaccessible by bikes and cars. Apart from this, cycling will keep our men fit.'' ...