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

Event Description:

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.

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Tuition: $200.00

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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Additional Info:

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.