Annual Law Enforcement Bike School

Every June Ithaca College offers a week long Law Enforcement Bike School. Please check back in the spring of 2015 to obtain registration, course fee and lodging information for our June 2015 Law Enforcement Bike School. In the meantime, please enjoy the video and photo galleries of our recent Law Enforcement Bike Schools. 

Registration is Now Open, Click Here to Register.

 

 

 

If you have any questions at any time of the year regarding the Annual Law Enforcement Bike School, please contact Deputy Chief David J Dray, Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, 607-274-3353 or email ddray@ithaca.edu.

 

Course:  NYS DCJS Law Enforcement Bicycle Patrol Course

 

Course Outline: This five day course is designed as entry level training for law enforcement utilizing specialized mountain bikes for patrol activities.  The course combines classroom training (such as vehicle & traffic law and bicycle safety, performance and maintenance) with practical application exercises (such as riding evolutions, mock scenarios, obstacle negotiation, dismounts, take downs, suspect contact and tactical response with firearms).  Students will learn cycling techniques involving obstacles such as stairs, curbs, parking lots and off-road trails. 

 

Training Site: Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, Ithaca, New York.  Ithaca is situated in the center of New York State’s Finger Lakes Region.  Ithaca College is within walking distance of Downtown Ithaca.  Driving Directions: /about/directions/

 

Course Instructors:  Include members from the following municipal and campus law enforcement agencies and hold various certifications, including NYS DCJS Instructor, International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) and Law Enforcement Bicycle Association (LEBA):

 

  • Ithaca College

  • Cornell University

  • City of Ithaca Police Department

  • City of Cortland Police Department