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2016 Conference Instructors and Presenters

2016 Conference Instructors and Presenters

The annual IPMBA Conference owes its reputation as the premier training event for public safety cyclists to the talented and experienced instructors who graciously volunteer their time and expertise to the benefit of conference attendees.  IPMBA is grateful to...
“Reunion” 2016

“Reunion” 2016

Perched on a hillside on the edge of town, the Crowne Plaza Asheville Resort was extraordinarily well-suited to the IPMBA Conference.  One of the reasons was the Expo Center.  This 17,000 square foot structure was large enough to house...
2016 Vendors and Supporters

2016 Vendors and Supporters

26TH ANNUAL IPMBA CONFERENCE PRODUCT EXHIBITION ~ APRIL 27-28, 2016 Exhibitors CeraSport Contact: Buddy DuToit Telephone:  706-221-1542 Email: bdutoit@ceraproducts.us Website: www.ceraproductsinc.com Product/Service:  CeraSport is a rice-based oral hydration product with no added...
Competition 2016:  “The Hills”

Competition 2016:  “The Hills”

by Mike Harris, PCI #1159 Mill Creek (WA) Police Department (Retired) IPMBA Treasurer The City of Asheville, North Carolina, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the confluence of the Swannanoa and French Broad Rivers was the location of the 26th...
What the Hail?!

What the Hail?!

by Rance Okada, PCI #246T Westminster (CO) Police Department  May 24, 2016:  Day Two of Westminster (CO) Police Department’s Police Cyclist Course.  Dark, ominous clouds appeared over the Rocky Mountains to our west, curtains of rain hanging...
Five Rivers MetroParks Police

Five Rivers MetroParks Police

Submitted by Lt. Mark Arendt, PCI #376 Five Rivers MetroParks (OH) Police Five Rivers MetroParks Police Department was awarded the 2015 Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for the IPMBA Police Cyclist Certification Program. Congratulations to the...
Neil Belland: Hockey Player to PCI

Neil Belland: Hockey Player to PCI

Neil Belland was born April 3, 1961, in Parry Sound, Ontario.  He grew up in Britt in the early 60’s, skating and playing hockey on the Magnetawan River.  He and his brothers took to the game, playing it for...
Toronto International Bicycle Show 2016

Toronto International Bicycle Show 2016

by Gary Strang, PCI #1457 London (ON) Police Service IPMBA Membership Coordinator The Annual Toronto International Bicycle Show was held March 4-6, 2016, at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, in Toronto, Ontario.      I attended the show...