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International Police Mountain Bike Association POLICE & EMS Bicycle Operations Course July 9 - 13, 2012 Westport, CT Location: Westport Emergency Medical Service A Division of Westport Police Department 50 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 Classes run July 9 - 13, 2012 daily from 9-5 and will be held at Westport Police & EMS HQ Cost: $425 Tuition cost includes course fees plus initial IPMBA membership. Contact: Michael Salvatore msalvatore (at) westportCT.gov 203-341-6033 Lodging: Assistance can be made for local lodging Safety, job performance, and efficiency are at the root of this training program. EMS personnel on bikes can frequently respond more quickly than those in motor vehicles, especially in congested urban areas and in crowds. They are also effective in search-and-rescue operations, such as those resulting from natural disasters. Students learn basic and emergency bike-handling skills, riding single and in pairs under various traffic conditions, ways to effectively and safely pack equipment, techniques designed to safely handle EMS scenes, and personal safety techniques. This course is a must for EMS and SAR personnel seeking to develop and improve their riding skills and their use of the bike on the job. Prerequisites: Applicants must be EMS or SAR personnel currently assigned to bike patrol, officers applying to become members of a bike unit, or members of a department considering use of the bicycle. Course Length: minimum 32 hours Required Equipment: download .pdf Testing Procedure: written & on-bike Certification: IPMBA Certification is available to qualified personnel who successfully complete the practical test, earn a score of 76% or better on the written test, become members of IPMBA, and submit applications for certification accompanied by the appropriate fee. PD_Bike_flyer.pdf
IPMBA Bike Conference (St Paul, Minnesota) CARPOOL Looking for carpoolers heading to IPMBA (International Police Mountain Bike Assoc.) conference in St Paul Minnesota. I am taking some PD/EMS Cyclist programs. Leaving from Connecticut on April 26 or 27th returning May 5th or 6th via the following interstates: I-84 (CT to PA) I-81 (PA to OH) I-80 (Thru OH and Indiana) I-90 (Thru Chicago/Wisconsin) I-94 (Wisconsin into St. Paul) I will have room for two more bikes, your luggage and gear. I also have one extra bed in the room. PM Me if your along the route and want to share fuel/room costs. Mike Salvatore