Pistol Skills for the Public Safety Cyclist
Purpose: The purpose of this 1-day class is to increase both the armed security professional and the police officer's pistol skills as it relates to their duties on mountain bike patrol. Attendees will explore deadly force encounters involving police cyclists and review issues such as weapon retention and other officer safety issues. Intensive live fire skill-building drills are designed to improve the officer's ability to work on and around the bicycle, dismount quickly, engage targets on the move, integrate their weapon systems and more. This course is designed and delivered by the author of the "The Complete Guide to Public Safety Cycling" 2nd Ed., firearms chapter.
REQUIRED BICYCLE AND RIDER EQUIPMENT: Quality mountain bike with a bike rack, kickstand, pedal retention devices, ANSI, Snell or CPSC approved bicycle helmet, gloves, shatter resistant eye protection, water bottle or hydration system. Rain and/or cold weather gear is highly recommended. Basic bike repair tools to include: tire irons, spare tubes, tire patch kit, frame pump or air source, Phillips/flat head screwdrivers, and allen wrenches. 400 rounds of pistol ammunition, body armor, wrap around eye protection, ear protection and full duty gear.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: This course is physically demanding, a thorough medical exam is highly recommended.
Course Fees: $150.00
Par-Q - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
Please see the Course Schedule for dates when this course is offered.