The Complete Guide to Public Safety Cycling

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 254 pages
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The Use Of Bicycles By Police, EMS, And Security Personnel Continues To Grow Along With Increased Awareness Of The Benefits Of An Extremely Mobile Team Of First Responders. While The Reasons For Implementing A Bicycle Unit May Vary, The Goal Of Each Agency Is The Same: To Provide Assistance To Those Who Need It As Quickly, Safely, And Effectively As Possible. In The Past, Officers And Agencies Seeking To Get A Public Safety Bike Unit Rolling Had To Look Far And Wide To Assemble The Necessary Information. The Complete Guide To Public Safety Cycling Is The Single Comprehensive Source Of In-Depth Information On Starting A Bike Unit Or Enhancing An Established Bike Unit With Tactical And Technical Tips On Everything From Basic Equipment Needs To Detailed Insights On Policy, Maintenance, Training, Legal Issues, And Much More.
 

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Contents

A Brief History of Public Safety
3
The Public Safety Bike
12
Chapter
15
Chapter
19
Bicycles
20
Chapter 8
29
0nBike Equipment
34
Administrative Criminal and Civil
54
Cable Tension
126
Chapter 21
131
Basic Nutrition
136
Conclusion
143
Stretching and Flexibility
149
Tactics
180
Firearms Training
196
The Bicycle Response Team
208

Curb Ascents
65
Introduction
74
Continuing Skill
98
OffRoad Riding
104
Bicycle Maintenance and
112
Lubrication
119
Campus and Private Security
214
EMS Bike Teams
221
Placement
230
Scene Management
240
Index
249
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