LPD to hold civilian motorcycle academy

LPD to hold civilian motorcycle academy
Riders wanting to improve their riding skills and safety on the roads are encouraged to apply for the LPD Civilian Motorcycle Academy.

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department Motorcycle Unit is now accepting applications for the first Civilian Motorcycle Academy to be held Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m, at the Lubbock Police Academy located at 508 Davis Drive.

This free, one-day school will be instructed by LPD Motorcycle Officers, some of the best trained and safest riders in west Texas. The advanced safety course will guide riders through several exercises aimed at enhancing rider safety techniques such as braking, maneuverability, and controlling the bike.

Fifteen applicants will be chosen for the first academy and must meet the following requirements:

  • Own a motorcycle
  • Have a Class M license
  • Previously passed a basic motorcycle safety course
  • Have no pending criminal charges or convictions of a Class B or higher offense
  • Must bring their own gear including a helmet and riding boots

Applications will be accepted from May 9th to May 18th. To apply, please email your name and telephone number to LPDMotors@mylubbock.us . Applicants are subject to a background check and will be contacted by the LPD Motors Unit for additional information.

Riders wanting to improve their riding skills and safety on the roads are encouraged to apply for the LPD Civilian Motorcycle Academy.

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