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DUI/Traffic Course Series - Module Two: Toxicology and Drug Recognition Experts

Course Description
Judges will learn about the science behind drug recognition expertise and the proper training and certification process for officers to become Drug Recognition Experts. Field procedures used for proper detection of impairment during a DUI investigation will also be discussed.

Credit Hours: 1.5

Learning Objective(s):
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the proper training and certification process for officers to become drug recognition experts.
  • Recognize the proper procedures for the detection of impairment by alcohol and/or a non-alcoholic substance during a traffic stop.
  • Discuss the toxicology results that are used in DUI investigations and recognize how science dovetails into the Drug Recognition Experts program.