The UAB Police & Public Safety Department supports the goals and standards of Law Enforcement Bicycle Association (LEBA).The Department has several certified LEBA Instructors available to provide training to interested agencies. For information concerning UAB Police Officer provided LEBA training, contact Sergeant Larry Bailey at (205) 975-0562. 
LEBA Mission

The Law Enforcement Bicycle Association exists to further the training, education, professionalism and unity of police bicycle patrol officers. The association anticipates or recognizes and responds to needs and opportunities in these areas through:


  • Effective leadership
  • The collection and dissemination of information related to needs and opportunities.
  • Acting cooperatively and in a coordinating way.
  • Delivering quality training, advice, recommendations programs and services.
  • Observing the highest moral and ethical standards.


The Law Enforcement Bicycle Association stands out because it is run by police mountain bike officers like yourself who want the best and safest training available today. LEBA offers three levels of basic certifications taught by our nationally certified instructors. Each of our instructors are required to complete a 40 hour basic certification and be recommended to attend the national instructor school, held only once per year. Only after being hand picked can that officer attend the rigorous 48 hour instructor school. What does this mean to you? You are ensured of receiving the best and safest training available from the finest instructors in the country, protecting you from unnecessary liability. LEBA also offers advanced officer schools throughout the nation with instruction on all aspects of cycling from the best in the industry, ensuring you the latest information. You also get access to the largest growing network of police mountain bike officers in the world. LEBA is here to back you all the way. See a LEBA instructor or member today about joining the best!


Bill Edgar, President

(407) 246-3930

Joe Scalise, Vice President

(704) 998-7655

Ben Kaufman, Education Coordinator

(417) 350-4275

Kevin deVillenfagne, Education Coordinator

(403) 206-7903/Office 
or (403) 804-9111/Cell

Feel free to contact any of the executive board members or instructors listed to assist you in scheduling training or locating an instructor near you.