IPMBA Training Class Details
IPMBA Police Cyclist Course - Seattle, WA Mon, May 14, 2018 — Fri, May 18, 2018
Course Location/Facility Name: King County Sheriff's Office
Address: 5303 1 Ave. South Seattle, WA 98108 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.
Tuition: No Charge
Instructor Name: Sgt. Todd Morrell #1756
Event Schedule/Agenda: Class hours 1000-1800 except for Thursday, 5/17 (1400-2200).
Registration Contact Information: Sgt. Todd Morrell Phone: 206-255-7144
Recommendations for accommodations available upon request.
Selected attendees will learn the basic skills needed to safely and effectively operate and utilize a bicycle in a law enforcement capacity. This course will be conducted in accordance with current IPMBA standards using IPMBA certified instructors. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be prepared and qualified to use a mountain bike in a police capacity. This course will also cover basic bicycle maintenance. This course is physically demanding and requires that students be in good physical condition. Selected attendees should already know how to ride a multi-geared mountain bicycle. Students will be required to participate in and pass each module of the course.