LET501 – 40.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This essential training combines emergency vehicle operations for bike officers with patrol procedures, tactics, night operations, scenarios, and basic bike maintenance. Learn to ride like a pro, avoid crashes, and use your bike to foil the bad guys every time. Off-road riding may be added at the instructor’s discretion.

Participants who successfully complete the course and are members of International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) are eligible to apply for the IPMBA Police Cyclist Certification accompanied by the appropriate fee.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Police Bicycle Course #3358.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants should be in good physical condition and have basic bicycle-handling skills

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.


List can be found at: IPMBA


  • Bicycles and on-bike equipment
  • Clothing and personal protective equipment
  • Cycling skills and vehicular cycling
  • Hazards and crashes
  • Bicycle maintenance and repairs
  • Patrol equipment, procedures, and tactics
  • Firearms training
  • Scene management and safety

Suggested Audience

  • Currently commissioned Texas peace officers
  • Licensed security officers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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