8 hours

The student will be able to describe the current DWI problem, Identify elements of a drug problem, Define and describe impaired driving enforcement programs, understand the roles and responsibilities of DRE and how this course supports Drug Evaluation and Classification Programs (DECP).  The student will be able to increase deterrence of DWI violations thereby reducing the number of crashes, deaths, and injuries caused by impaired drivers.  The student will be able to identify typical cues of the vehicle in motion, typical observations made during personal contacts, Describe the observed cues clearly and convincingly, Understand the significance of the problem of impaired motorcycle riders, Obtain skills necessary to detect, arrest and prosecute alcohol and drug-impaired motorcyclists.  Understand the results of selected SFST validation studies, define and describe the SFST's, Define Nystagmus and distinguish between the different types, Describe and properly administer the three SFST's, Recognize, document and articulate the indicators and clues of the three SFST's, Identify the limitations of the three SFST's. The studnet will receive introduction to drugged driving and improve their ability to recognize subjects who may be under the influence of drugs other than alcohol and take appropriate action when they encounter such subjects. The student will complete a written test followed by a practical test on all three SFST's.

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