Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Bike Patrol Course

Course Information

Course ID: 23-011
Course Start: 6/5/2023
Course End: 6/7/2023
Course Time: 6/5/2023 8:00 AM} to 6/7/2023 4:00 PM}
Course Days: MTW
Course Hours: 24.00

Location Information


Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 0.00
Non Member Tuition: 300.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 20

Course Description

Instructors: Sgt.Robert Ballas, Crown Point Police Department
                   Ofc. Brandon Wakeley, Hobart Police Department

Class Location: Crown Point Bulldog Park, 183 S West St., Crown Point, IN


This course is designed to explain advantages and disadvantages of police bike patrol. Students will be subjected to information on bike selection, including but not limited to frame, forks, brakes, and tire size. They will receive instruction on proper bike maintenance and care, along with riding etiquette and safety equipment. Last, the student will be briefed on common Indiana State bike laws and how they pertain to the bike patrol officers' duties. 

Course Materials

Students will need to bring: 
- Bicycle
-Athletic attire
-Gloves and sunglasses