IPMBA News

NEW CHICAGO POLICE BIKE PATROLS BEGIN TRAINING

By John Garcia, WLS Chicago, October 28, 2014 Chicago Police officers are preparing to patrol Chicago's streets by bicycle and the department's newest bike patrol officers were put through the paces on Tuesday. Officers are learning they will have...

FWPD officers train on mountain bikes

By Mark Mellinger, October 30, 2014, wane.com FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)- Eleven Fort Wayne Police Department officers are taking mountain bike classes this week at the Public Safety Academy. Police Mountain Bicycle School began on Tuesday and wraps up Friday....
Mayor to invest millions more on bicycle police

Mayor to invest millions more on bicycle police

By Jessica Scott, October 27, 2014, The Columbia Chronicle In the 2015 city budget, Mayor Rahm Emanuel allotted $2 million to expand and train Chicago Police Department officers that patrol the city on bikes. According to the 2015 budget overview, Emanuel said police officers on...
Annapolis Capitol police return to two wheels

Annapolis Capitol police return to two wheels

By Ben Weathers, Capital Gazette News, October 27, 2014 Photo:  Sergeant Dennis Donaldson of the Maryland Capital Police stands with his patrol bike, part of the revived bike unit. (By Joshua McKerrow, Staff / October 21, 2014) Capital Police Bike...

Accident took police bikes off the streets

By David Leask, Chief Reporter, The Herald Scotland, Saturday 25 October 2014 POLICE bicycles were pulled off the streets during this summer's Commonwealth Games after a freak accident. An officer on patrol during the July event was hurt when his front...
Police aim to make Halloween a treat for kids

Police aim to make Halloween a treat for kids

By Craig Anderson, Delaware State News, Updated October 27, 2014 CHESWOLD — With so many pretend ghosts and goblins about to roam the streets in a quest for treats, law enforcement is taking a pragmatic approach to Halloween night. Throughout the state,...