IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - Denton, TX Mon, October 16, 2017 — Fri, October 20, 2017

Course Location/Facility Name: Denton Public Safety Training Center

Address: 719 E Hickory St. Denton, TX 76266 US

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: $235

Instructor Name: David Millican PCI #1006 EMSCI #343

Event Schedule/Agenda: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Registration Contact Information: Brandon Rana Phone: 940-349-8695
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Online Registration: (if applicable) Click here to register online


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Additional Info:

This course emphasizes "Vehicular Cycling" techniques that combine principles of traffic flow, the physics of bicycling, and state traffic laws to produce a method of cycling in traffic that enhances the predictability and safety of the officer. Vehicular Cycling is recognized around the world as a superior method of cycling, based on sound principles of Effective Cycling by John Forester. Also covered are, patrol procedures and tactics, including suspect apprehension techniques; night riding; use of the bicycle as a complete tool (including its use as a weapon); physical training aspects; off-road riding; maintenance and repair; firearms; uniforms and equipment; and more. Officers will then apply these skills in mock crime scenes staged to assess the students’ performance under stress. This basic course spans five days in an effort to include as much information and practical application of skills as possible for the student.