Bike Patrol

Bike Certified Officers

The Christiansburg Police Department has a Bike Patrol program that currently has 14 certified members.

Our Bike Officers are certified by the Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy by a LEBA (Law Enforcement Bicycle Association) instructor and learn:

  • Slow speed balance skills
  • Accident prevention
  • Emergency braking
  • High speed obstacle avoidance
  • Hand signals
  • Stair climbing
  • Curb jumping
  • Bicycle law

The Bike Patrol program is an extra duty that it performed by current member of the patrol division.

There are also certified members that are a part of support services that can be used for special events.