IPMBA Training Class Details
IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - San Antonio, TX Mon, June 19, 2017 — Fri, June 23, 2017
Course Location/Facility Name: San Antonio Police Training Academy
Address: 12200 SE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78221 USA
Be prepared for the street! This essential training combines Emergency Vehicle Operations for bike officers with patrol procedures, tactics, night operations, scenarios, and basic bike maintenance and on-the-road repairs. Learn to ride like a pro, avoid crashes, and use your bike to foil the bad guys every time. Off-road riding and bike-specific live-fire exercises may be added at the instructor’s discretion.
Curriculum Overview: Police Cyclist Course Curriculum Overview
Prerequisites: Law enforcement officer; basic bicycle-handling skills; good physical condition
Required Equipment: Police Cyclist Course Equipment List
Testing Procedure: Written and practical
Certification: IPMBA Police Cyclist Certification is available to licensed law enforcement officers who successfully complete the practical test, earn a score of 76% or better on the written test, become members of IPMBA, and submit applications for certification accompanied by the appropriate fee.
Instructor Name: Christopher Timmer #1387/Tim Garcia #972
Event Schedule/Agenda: **Deadline for signup is June 13th** Class runs from Monday thru Friday, 0800-1630 except for Thursday; 1100-1930. Texas Peace Officer will earn 40 hours of TCOLE Credit. Course is very dynamic and covers all aspects of police operations on a bicycle in an urban environment. The course focuses on creating a more advanced, and thus more confident rider, which creates a more professional and effective officer when being deployed in a bike patrol capacity. Course covers riding in and with traffic, bike specific tactics, and firearms training specific to a bike patrol officer. This is a bike course, not a theory course, so be prepared to ride!
Registration Contact Information: Chris Timmer Phone: (210) 207-7764
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Students will require transportation for themselves and their bike/equipment as there will be portions of the class that with be conducted off-site. Student will be required to provide a mountain bike made by a reputable manufacturer equipped with pedal retention, helmet, eye and hand protection, and either water bottles or a hydration pack. Officers will also need their duty belt, handgun, three magazines and 50 rounds of ammunition for firearms training. Riding appropriate attire is required. A PT test will be conducted Monday morning consisting of a 5-mile bike ride and a skills evaluation.