DRE Online Continuing Education Opportunity
These webinars are being conducted by the Florida TSRP Program utilizing the National TSRP Program webinar account. The account is funded through the NAPC/NHTSA Cooperative Agreement, Project Number 693JJ92050011.
There is NO CHARGE to attend these webinars, however you must register in advance using the links listed above. Again, as stated above, you will need to register for each session individually. You may sign up for as many or as few of the sessions as you want, however attendance at all sessions is highly recommended. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions on how to join each webinar. Please make sure you retain the confirmation email sent to you. Please be careful to enter your email address correctly. You will not be able to join the webinar if you do not receive a confirmation email. If you will be unable to attend this webinar at the scheduled time but would still like to watch it, please go ahead and register as indicated. Everyone who is registered will receive a link to the recording of the webinar regardless of whether they attended (unless otherwise noted in the session description).
If you have any questions or need any assistance registering for the webinar, please feel free to contact Vin Petty at VinPetty@FloridaTSRP.com.
Title: Drugged Driving and the DRE Matrix
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Time: 1p-3p Eastern
Presenter: Tim CorneliusIPTM – Interim State DRE Coordinator
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4003752161932139276
Description: Drug DUI Cases are extremely complex, and require both law enforcement officers and prosecutors to utilize advanced skills to properly evaluate and prosecute individuals suspected to be impaired by Drugs. This session with provide an overview of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP) process that is used by law enforcement officers to evaluate suspected Drug-Impaired drivers so that prosecutors can better understand and explain this complex process in Court. It will discuss each of the specific, systematic and standardized twelve (12) steps that law enforcement officers must follow while conducting a Drug Influence Evaluation (DIE) in a Drug DUI case. Additionally, it will discuss the common signs and symptoms observed by law enforcement officers conducting a DIE using the DECP Drug Symptomology Chart or “DRE Matrix” so that both prosecutors and law enforcement officers can better evaluate and understand the Drug DUI case.
The DRE Roll Call Video/Utilizing DREs is available at the following link. Please feel free to share it with others and show it during roll call trainings and other opportunities to help our officers better understand the benefits of utilizing DREs. The video can found at :https://vimeo.com/588512390/af45741dfe.