NHTSA/IACP "Drug Recognition Expert" (DRE) Training Overview:
November 8 - 10, 2018
This course will be using the newly released 2018 DRE training curriculum
Approved for 16 CLE hours & 2 Trial hours by the State Bar of Georgia
– Learn What Goes On Behind Closed Doors –
This course is taught by a former certified DRE Instructor who has actually trained law enforcement officers in the NHTSA/IACP DRE student course and DRE instructor course.
Participants will receive a thorough overview in the newly released 2018 NHTSA/IACP DRE Pre-School & DRE 7-Day training curriculum that officers attend nationwide. Emphasis will be made on analyzing a DRE case file, to include, the DRE Face Sheet & DRE Narrative report, how to compare the two with one another and with the Drug Symptomology Chart, as well as emphasis on each specific step involved in a 12-step DRE evaluation. Time will also be spent covering the IACP’s rules and regulations that officers are required to follow in order to become certified and to recertify as a DRE.
Pharmacology / Toxicology Instructor: Randall Tackett, Ph.D. Pharmacology Professor UGA
Training Location: Deerfield Commons Training Facility, Alpharetta, GA (North Atlanta)
Date: November 8 – 10, 2018
Areas to be covered: Interpreting Blood & Urine Toxicology Results, Trial Techniques & Tips in DRE Case, The 12 Step Process in a DRE evaluation, Interpreting a DRE Face Sheet and Narrative, The 7 DRE Drug Categories, Drug Combinations & Their Effects, The Drug Symptomology Chart, Examination of Vital Signs, The 4 Psychophysical Tests during a DRE Evaluation, The 4 Eye Exams during a DRE Evaluation, The Development and Validation of the DRE Program.