Police Bike Patrol Course
June 25 - June 29, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(** June 28 - 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM **)
This fourty hour course is designed to provide the trainee with the skills necessary to safely and effectively use a bicycle to perform a full range of police patrol duties. On-bike instruction progresses from basic bike handling skills to negotiating urban obstacles, performing high-speed dismounts, suspect apprehension techniques, and live fire exercises.
State University of New York at Buffalo, North Campus, Amherst, NY
Police mountain bike fitted to the individual officer, equipped with a pedal retention system and rear-mounted kickstand. Trainees must wear full bike patrol uniform including body armor, duty belt, helmet, eye protection, and bike gloves. Padded bicycle shorts are not required but are highly recommended. 50 rounds of ammunition for Friday's live fire exercise is also required. Rain gear is recommended.
Each officer must have 3 tire levers and 3 spare inner tubes. Each department must bring one on-bike air pump and one bike hex key set.
A course fee of $150.00 per trainee includes all instructional materials, facility fees, and lunch for the five-day period. Make check or purchase order payable SUNY at Buffalo Police Department and mail to: NYS University Police, Bissel Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260
Bike patrol is a strnuous physical activity that requires a high degree of physical fitness and personal motivation. Participants should be both enthusiastic and physically fit.
Register early, class size will be limited:
For questions, contact:
Lieutenant Scott Bixby, NYS University Police