Police Cyclist

Course Length: 40.0 Hours

Course Number Start Date End Date Time Location Instructor/Coordinator Status

Who Should Attend: All law enforcement personnel currently assigned to a police bicycle unit.

Prerequisite: Must be a employed by a local, state, or federal law enforcement agency. Must be assigned to a police bicycle unit.

This course provides the student with a basic understanding and skill handling of a police mountain bicycle during law enforcement situations. The student will be provided with the knowledge of how to effectively utilize the police mountain bike in various riding conditions. Topics such as bicycle maintenance, basic fitness and nutrition, bicycle safety, patrol procedures, and police bicycle tactics will be covered.

Special Notes: Students must bring the following: duty issued police mountain bicycle (with pedal retention devices, water bottle cage, headlight, rear flashing taillight, rear-mount kick stand), bicycle repair kit, bicycle helmet, cycling gloves, personal body armor, bicycle uniform (shirt, shorts/pants, shoes), rain gear, and duty gear (to include, but not limited to: firearm, magazine, baton, belt keepers, handcuffs).