IPMBA Police Cyclist Course

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The University of Guelph Campus Police will be hosting an IPMBA (International Police Mountain Bike Association) Police Cyclist Certified course this spring. The course is 36 hours long spread over three days - May 21-23, 2015

Course Objectives

The participant will learn the basic skills needed to operate a bicycle as a safe, effective, and efficient policing tool according to the International Police Mountain Bike Association standards. Bike Patrol procedures, tactics, and the use of the bike as a complete law enforcement tool will be covered. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate of completion having learned skills to use a mountain bike in their patrol duties under all conditions.

Since 1991, IPMBA has been promoting, advocating for, and providing education and organization to public safety bicyclists. Over 3,000 active bike patrol officers and EMS personnel -- representing more than 2,200 agencies in 43 states and four countries -- have joined the ranks of this prestigious organization.

The International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) is a non-profit educational organization providing resources, networking opportunities, and the best, most complete training for public safety bicyclists. Since the founding of the organization in 1991, IPMBA's instructors have provided valuable training to over 20,000 police officers and EMS personnel on bikes. The curriculum, designed and delivered by police officers and bike medics, is nationally and internationally respected. For more information regarding IPMBA, please visit www.ipmba.org

Cost of the course is $300.00 per student.

Accommodations are to be arranged by the attendees. There are three hotels within a short distance from Campus.

Delta Hotel
Days Inn
Best Western

Spaces for this training course spaces are limited. For more information or if you wish to attend the course please contact:

S/Cst Graham Wagler gwagler@police.uoguelph.ca or call 519-840-5000 

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