IPMBA Training Class Details
IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - Boulder, CO Mon, May 20, 2019 — Thu, May 23, 2019
Course Location/Facility Name: Boulder Police Department
Address: 1805 33rd St Boulder, CO 80301 USA
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: Mitch Trujillo 244/248T
Event Schedule/Agenda: 5/20: 0800-1700, 5/21: 0800-1700, 5/22: 1200-2200, 5/23: 0800-1700
Registration Contact Information: Karen MacPherson Phone: 303-441-4325
Online Registration: (if applicable) Click here to register online
Scholarships may be available for Colorado North Central POST sworn attendees. Request application via email when completing registration. Deadline: May 10, 2019 Register Early: Course limited to 20 participants. Instructor: Ofc. Mitch Trujillo Description: Proper training is essential to an officer's on-the-job performance and safety. It is also critical in reducing liability. This course covers Emergency Vehicle Operations for bike officers consisting of patrol procedures, tactics, night operations, scenarios, and basic bike maintenance with on-the-road repairs. The course is designed for officers to make riding more intuitive so attention can be directed toward their duties. The Police Cyclist Course emphasizes skill development in 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 bike equipment. Through lectures, skill stations, and scenarios, officers will discover ways to maximize their effectiveness for the communities that they serve. Prerequisites: Applicants must be law enforcement officers; basic bicycle handling skills; good physical condition. Certification: IPMBA Certification is awarded to qualified personnel who successfully complete the practical riding test, earn a score of 76% or better on the written test, & become members of IPMBA.