This course will focus on providing the line officer with specialized training on recognizing modern forms of cannabis as well as detecting the unique impairment clues that are presented by cannabis users. We will provide you with an overview of cannabis physiology, administration routes, durations of effects, and modernization including synthetics.
You will learn about cannabis impairment-related driving cues including video examples of impaired subjects. We will examine field sobriety exercises that reveal behaviors commonly observed and indicators of cannabis impairment, along with a practical review of the lack of convergence and modified Romberg balance exercise.
At the conclusion of this course, you will be better prepared to detect drivers that are impaired by cannabis usage and how to investigate, document, and prepare effective cases for prosecution.
- Recognizing forms of cannabis
- Unique impairment clues presented by cannabis users
- Cannabis physiology, administration routes and duration of effects
- Field sobriety exercises
- How to investigate, document and prepare effective cases for prosecution
Patrol officers, DUI investigators and supervisors, prosecutors - Class is restricted to current, active law enforcement and prosecutors employed by a governmental agency.