INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE POLICE ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION COURSE

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE POLICE ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION COURSE

09-17-19 8:00 AM - 09-20-19 4:00 PM
Bradley University
Address: 1200 W Main Unit D Peoria, IL
1200 W Main Unit D Peoria, IL

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Michael J. Oyer, Director
Illinois Central College-Peoria Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu
Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE POLICE ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION COURSE

Instructor: Kenneth Mullen

September 17-20, 2019
September 17, 18, & 20, 2019    8am – 4pm
September 19, 2019  2pm – 10pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: September 10, 2019
Course Size:  Maximum – 10
Course Objective
This course, nationally certified through the International Police Mountain Bike Association, is directed at officers and First Line Supervisors and focuses on the use of the bicycle as a patrol vehicle.  Participants will spend approximately half of each day riding their bikes and negotiating obstacles.  Students will also learn to safely handle their bikes while in traffic, and also learn how to safely handle the bicycle in pursuit situations.
Course Content
  • NIGHT PATROL
  • BICYCLE AND UNIFORM SELECTION
  • DRUG ENFORCEMENT
  • NEGOTIATION OF BASIC OBSTACLES
  • PURSUITS AND TAKEDOWNS
  • CRITICAL SITUATION RIDING TECHNIQUES
  • BASIC BIKE MAINTENANCE
  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  • PRE-RIDE SAFETY INSPECTION
  • BICYCLES AND FIREARMS
  • BASIC PHYSICAL FITNESS AND AVOIDING INJURIES
  • TRAFFIC STRATEGIES AND APPROACH TO CALLS
  • PATROLLING, VEHICLE STOPS, SUSPECT STOPS
  • NEGOTIATION OF ADVANCED OBSTACLES
Materials Needed for Course
  • MOUNTAIN BICYCLE
  • HELMET
  • FIREARM DUTY GEAR
  • PROPER CLOTHING FOR OUTDOORS AND WEATHER CONDITIONS
  • DRINKING WATER
  • EYE PROTECTION
  • BICYCLE GLOVES
  • BICYCLE MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A MINIMUM 5 WATT LIGHT

THIS IS VERY PHYSICALLY DEMANDING COURSE AND STUDENT MUST BE IN GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION AND GOOD HEALTH. STUDENT MUST BE EXPERIENCED BICYCLE RIDER.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following:Civil Rights, Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority, Legal Updates, Procedural Justice and Use of Force (with scenario based training)