Officers from around New York recently were able to take part in Ithaca College’s Law Enforcement Bike School. Now in its 19th year, the school allows officers who descend upon Ithaca College to navigate obstacle courses and practice a variety of takedown techniques across the campus. Challenges included riding on stacked pellets that simulate stairs and weaving through cones at low speeds in a challenge that’s meant to demonstrate the importance of maintaining control in tight situations. Being on bikes is seen by some as making an officer more approachable.
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