IPMBA News

A new way for police to get to emergencies

A new way for police to get to emergencies

Getting stuck in summer construction traffic isn't fun especially when you're the police and firefighters trying to get to emergencies.  Matt Renoux, KUSA 8:28 AM. MDT June 07, 2017 (Photo: Matt Renoux, KUSA) GLENWOOD SPRINGS CO - At the...
Regional police hit the streets on bikes

Regional police hit the streets on bikes

Photo:  Southern Chester County Regional Police officers Joseph Greenwaldt, Michael King and Ray Sullivan prepare to patrol the streets of West Grove during the Memorial Day parade. Chris Barber — Digital First Media By Chris Barber, Century...
Bike medic program launched in Guelph

Bike medic program launched in Guelph

Jun 01, 2017, Guelph Mercury Photo: A little more compact than their usual conveyance, bikes like this one will be used local paramedics in crowd situations, such as community festivals and events, to reach people in medical distress faster. Local paramedics...
Bike Medics Roll In This Summer

Bike Medics Roll In This Summer

The Fountain Pen,  May 31, 2017 Guelph, Ont., May 31, 2017: The Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) has launched a bike medic program to provide quick response at community events. Earlier this month, 10 paramedics completed medic cyclist training that certifies them with the International...
True North Police Cyclist

True North Police Cyclist

by Gary Strang, PCI #1457 London (ON) Police Service IPMBA Membership Director Good day, fellow cyclists! Canadian police cycling has its challenges, but the one that impacts us the most is “winter”.  Yes, that wonderful time of year...
New Bicycle Bill Introduced in California

New Bicycle Bill Introduced in California

by Kirby Beck, PCI #002T/EMSCI #017T Coon Rapids (MN) Police Department In February 15, 2017, California Assembly Member Phil Ting (D-19th District, representing western San Francisco and northern San Mateo County) introduced Assembly Bill 694 (AB 694), an act to amend Section 21202...