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The services of the Quinsigamond Community College Public Safety Department were augmented in October of 1996 with the implementation of the QCC Police Bicycle Patrol Unit.
The objective of the bicycle unit was started as another facet of the departments proactive approach to law enforcement and service to the college community. The Bike unit is viewed as both an aid to furthering positive community relations and as a sensible approach to patrolling the unique terrain of the Quinsigamond Campus. The utilization of the police Mountain Bike offers the Campus Police Officer another way to quickly and efficiently patrol the inner recesses of the largely pedestrian campus, and in the process increase the visibility and approachability of the officers to the community they serve.
REQUIRED OFFICER TRAINING
All officers of the Bike Patrol Unit must attend and successfully complete a Mountain Bike Patrol School certified by the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council known as COBWEB (ops n ikes ith ducation for icyclists). COBWEB is the original Massachusetts Police Mountain Bike Patrol Course designed to train the officer/s for his/her duties while on a Bike Patrol Unit. The COBWEB course is a 24 hour three day program with both classroom and field instruction. The officer Upon Completion of the course will have developed a heightened awareness of the importance of fitness, nutrition, injury prevention and physical well-being. The officer will also have a comprehensive understanding of standard operating procedures, crime prevention techniques, tactical maneuvers and communication.