Certified to ride

Farmington police officers take law enforcement bike class

Farmington Daily Times

 

Farmington police Officer Jonathan Covarrubias attempts to hold his bike in a track stand position for 10 seconds Monday during a Law Enforcement Bike Association certification class downtown Farmington. Five Farmington police officers were enrolled in the five-day course to become certified bike officers. Upon completion of the course, the officers will patrol local streets and trail areas such as Berg and Animas parks while riding bicycles.

 

Instructor Greg Erickson, left, a Farmington police officer, gives pointers to Officer Will Nez as he practices navigating his bike through an obstacle course Monday during a Law Enforcement Bike Association certification class in downtown Farmington.
Farmington police Officer Alfonso Sifuentes steers through a bike course Monday during a Law Enforcement Bike Association certification class in downtown Farmington.