BASIC MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS COURSE
Presented by the
Spokane Police Department
DATE: April 29th-May 10th, 2013
COST: $50.00 (by credit card or check made payable to the Spokane Police Academy)
LOCATION:Life Center Foursquare Church 1202 N. Government Way, Spokane, WA 99224
Applicants should have attended some type of basic motorcycle orientation training prior to attending class. Attendee must have current motorcycle endorsement. Students must have their own duty motorcycle.
A list of equipment needed is available from the Spokane Police Academy.
Reservations required as class size will be limited to first 12 registered.
Contact: Spokane Police Academy by phone at 509-742-8130 or by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Arrival: Attendees are requested to report on April 29, 2013, at 8:00 am to the Life Center Church, 1202 North Government Way, Spokane, WA 99212.
Travel, Lodging and Meals: Travel, meals and lodging will be the responsibility of the attendee or his/her department.
Prerequisites: Must have your own duty motorcycle. Applicant should have attended some type of basic motorcycle orientation training prior to attending the class. Attendee must have current motorcycle endorsement.
Attire: A utility uniform (BDU or 5.11 type cargo pants and shirt) is required for classroom and riding the course. Long-sleeved uniform jacket or jacket labeled with “Police or Sheriff” will be required for off-campus riding exercises.
Required reading: Attendees will need to obtain and read the Washington State DOL Motorcycle Operator’s Manual priorto the start of the class. There will be a test on this material during the class.
Equipment needs: Attendees should bring the following items to class:
Quality boots that protect ankles, gloves, eye protection and helmet are required. Full face helmets may be used if they have the ability to open (articulated chin/face protection).
Body armor, duty weapon and belt, flashlight and 50 rounds of ammo.
A law enforcement motorcycle in good condition, 5/32” tire tread depth, be road legal, with brakes, clutch and battery in a condition that will stand up to harsh use.
Note-Taking: Note-taking materials will be provided to attendees.
Attendance: Certificates of completion will be awarded to attendees who successfully complete the course in its entirety.
Release of Liability: All attendees, as a condition of the course attendance and participation, will be required to sign a liability release agreement with the Spokane Police Department Training Center. This form is included in this packet.