IPMBA News

Freetown Revlr and Roughneck Helmets

Freetown Revlr and Roughneck Helmets

by Andy Shiu Lake Forest (IL) Police Department Bike helmets are designed for one primary purpose – to help protect the wearer’s head from injury.  However, the typical bike rider doesn’t wear their helmet for...
eMTBs:  To Use or Not to Use in Public Safety

eMTBs:  To Use or Not to Use in Public Safety

by Clint Sandusky, former PCI #849/EMSCI #159 Riverside (CA) Community College District Police Department (Ret.) Bikes (electric pedal-assisted bikes) are becoming more and more prevalent.  They’re being ridden by the recreational and transportation cyclists, at MTB races, and...
EMS Cyclists Can Do It, Too

EMS Cyclists Can Do It, Too

by Wren Nealy, PCI #860-B/EMSCI #154-B Cypress Creek (TX) EMS IPMBA President Since the beginning of IPMBA, Police Cyclists have been trained to ride their mountain bikes anywhere they could walk.  Negotiating urban obstacles, riding up and down...
IPMBA and EMS Cycling

IPMBA and EMS Cycling

by Tom Harris, EMSCI #861T-B/PCI #030T-B East Baton Rouge (LA) EMS IPMBA Vice President When I took my first IPMBA Course in 1996 – as an EMS cyclist taking the Police Cyclist Course under the watchful eye of Steve Jackson ...
Get Involved with IPMBA

Get Involved with IPMBA

by James Englert, PCI #1081 Arapahoe County (CO) Sheriff’s Department IPMBA Industry Liaison Since you are reading this, you have some connection with IPMBA. Chances are whatever your connection is, you are probably at minimum a member, and there...
IPMBA Brand Ambassadors

IPMBA Brand Ambassadors

by Gary Strang, PCI #1457 London (ON) Police Service IPMBA Membership Director How many times have you been asked about what it’s like to be a police cyclist?  Or what might be involved in police cyclist training? ...
When We Lead, We Grow

When We Lead, We Grow

by Mike Wear, PCI #516T-B/EMSCI #059T-B Metropolitan (DC) Police Department (Ret.) IPMBA Education Director A recurring question for public safety cycling programs has emerged.  The question in simplest form is, “How do we keep our units growing?...