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

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: 250.00

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
Email:
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Accommodations:

Hyatt Regency Sarasota 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida, USA 34236 (800) 233-1234

Additional Info:

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.