2013 Annual Law Enforcement Bike School
Ithaca College Hosts Commemorative 20th Annual Police Bike School
Course: NYS DCJS Law Enforcement Bicycle Patrol Course
Course Information: Ithaca College will be hosting its 20th Anniversary Police Mountain Bike School June 10th – 14th, 2013. In honor of this special occasion, Ithaca College will be offering some additional features, such as inviting Course Instructors from the very first class to discuss the evolution of the course and bike patrol itself. Additionally, course participants will be given commemorative t-shirts and other memorabilia, including an invitation to special celebratory events.
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 & 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 Fee & Lodging: The fee for this course is $200 per student. This fee includes training materials, one meal per day, access to College recreation and fitness areas for the five day training period (e.g. fitness center, outdoor pool, tennis courts and recreation trails), class picture, and commemorative memorabilia. Lodging on campus is available in a dormitory style room at the cost of $55.00 per night or $275.00 for the week (double occupancy rooms). This cost is in addition to the course fee.
Registration: Class size is limited and will fill quickly. Course registration, course outline and additional training details are available by clicking on Annual Police Bike School 2013.
Contact: Deputy Chief David J Dray, Ithaca College Office of Public Safety, 607-274-3353 or email email@example.com for further information or to reserve a seat.
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