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Police Cyclist Course

POST Course # 6209-0-984


Date:               May 28-31, 2013

Location:        St. Paul Police Department

                        Western District Community Room

                        389 N. Hamline Avenue

                        Saint Paul, MN 55104

Time:              0800-1800       T, W, F

                        1300-2300 (TH Only)

Instructors:    Officer Jason Bain-SPPD, IPMBA Certified Instructor

                        Officer Anthony Holte-SPPD, IPMBA Certified Instructor

                        Sergeant Murray Prust-SPPD, IPMBA Certified Instructor

POST:            32 Credits

Cost:               $355.00

The Saint Paul Police Professional Development Institute (PDI) is sponsoring a 4-day POLICE CYCLIST COURSE. 

This course will address the fact that bicycle officers need to ride whenever and wherever they are needed. Proper training is essential to an officer's on-the-job performance and safety. It is also critical in reducing liability. The PC course provides bicycle officers with the skills they need to effectively serve their communities. The course is divided into eleven units: Bike Handling & Vehicular Cycling, Bike Fit, Group Riding, Hazard Recognition & Common Crashes, Obstacle Clearing & Riding Techniques, Patrol Procedures, Nighttime Patrol, Community Policing, Basic Maintenance, Legal Issues & Traffic Laws, and Fitness & Nutrition. This demanding class involves over 20 hours of on-bike time to develop and improve riding skills.

International Police Mountain Bicycle Certification is available to sworn police officers 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.

To register go to:  to browse our main web page and click on “Registration Page”.  If you have any questions, please call the Saint Paul Police Department Training Unit at (651) 266-5555 or email:

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