IPMBA Training Class Details

IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - Boulder, CO Mon, May 22, 2017 — Thu, May 25, 2017

Course Location/Facility Name: Boulder Police Department

Address: 1805 33rd St Boulder, CO 80301 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: $225

Instructor Name: Mitch Trujillo, PCI #244T/EMSCI #248T

Event Schedule/Agenda: 5/22: 0800-1700, 5/23: 0800-1700, 5/24: 1200-2200, 5/25: 0800-1700

Registration Contact Information: Karen MacPherson Phone: 303-441-4325
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There are several overnight accommodations and food establishments within a mile of the training site. Call for further details.

Additional Info:

Deadline: May 15, 2017 Register Early: Course limited to 20 participants. Registration includes book, daily snacks, and course related incidental fees. Scholarships are available for agencies within Colorado North Central POST region.

Description: Proper training is essential to an officer's on-the-job performance and safety. It is also critical in reducing liability. This course combines Emergency Vehicle Operations for bike officers with patrol procedures, tactics, night operations, scenarios, and basic bike maintenance with on-the-road repairs. The course is designed to enable officers to concentrate on their duties, not their riding. The Police Cyclist Course is centered on skill development for braking, dynamic mounts and dismounts, curb/stair ascents and descents, obstacle avoidance, and slow speed and balance. Other topics include basic fitness and nutrition, clothing and personal protective equipment, patrol procedures and tactics, and equipment selection. Through lectures, skill stations, and scenarios, officers will learn ways to maximize their effectiveness within the communities they serve.

Prerequisites: Applicants must be law enforcement officers; basic bicycle handling skills; good physical condition.