IPMBA Training Class Details
IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - Sarasota, FL Mon, August 04, 2014 — Fri, August 08, 2014
Course Location/Facility Name: Sarasota Police Department
Address: 2099 Adams Lane Sarasota, FL 34237 Sarasota
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: Jason Reed PCI 1299
Event Schedule/Agenda: The course hours are tentatively scheduled for 0800 -1700 on Monday. Due to the heat and afternoon thunderstorms typical this time of year the classes will run 0600 – 1500 hours for the remainder of the week except for Wednesday which will be the night ride and scenario training. Wednesday hours will be 0400 – 1200 hours.
Registration Contact Information: Eve Dabrowski, Training Unit Administrative Assistant Phone: 941-954-7044
Hyatt Regency Sarasota 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida, USA 34236 (800) 233-1234
Students should be physically fit and already possess basic cycling skills. This class involves obstacle negotiation, road rides, off-road rides, falling techniques and scenario based training. A liability release waiver must be signed prior to the start of instruction. Students will be required to become IPMBA members ($70.00 NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION) to receive the Police Cyclist Certification. Contact Lt. Jason Reed for additional information: 941-915-1700.