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Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement  

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.

Topics Include

  • 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

Audience

Patrol officers, DUI investigators and supervisors, prosecutors - Class is restricted to current, active law enforcement and prosecutors employed by a governmental agency.

Course Length

8 hours

Related Courses

Note(s)

The Florida Bar has approved this Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement course for 8 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits for Florida attorneys. Valid only for courses funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and offered between Dec. 3, 2018 and June 3, 2020. Contact Vin Petty upon completion for details.

What Our Students Are Saying

  • “A lot of new information to detect impaired drivers.” – F.K.
  • “Great class!! Need more of this training.” – L.T.
  • “Excellent course and well presented. Definitely needed in this state of legal/medical marijuana headed our way.” – C.M.
  • “Learned about new ways marijuana is being disguised and ingested. Also new things/signs to look for if someone is dabbing or in possession of the drug equipment.” – A.M.
  • “Very helpful in relation to working on DUIs.” – J.M.
  • “Excellent description of the forms MJ/THC comes in; very eye opening” – A.E.
  • “Recommend this course to anyone interested in working DUI.” – R.S.
  • “Really in-depth about today’s street drugs.” – W.G.

 

Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement
    9/23/2019 - 9/23/2019 Chipley Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $0.00
Location Information:  Florida Panhandle Technical College Public Safety
Room TBD,  757 Hoyt Street Chipley, FL 32428
Instructor(s):
Note: FDOT grant-funded seats are available. Click here to see if you qualify.
Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement
    9/23/2019 - 9/23/2019 Chipley Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $195.00
Location Information:  Florida Panhandle Technical College Public Safety
Room TBD,  757 Hoyt Street Chipley, FL 32428
Instructor(s):
Attention Florida Officers:   A limited number of tuition grants are available for this class.
Click here to see if you qualify and here to register via the Florida Grant Funded Training catalog.
 

Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement
    9/24/2019 - 9/24/2019 Jacksonville  Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  Fee: $0.00
Hotel and Location Information:  IPTM - University of North Florida
Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32224
Instructor(s):
Note: FDOT grant-funded seats are available. Click here to see if you qualify.
Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement
    9/24/2019 - 9/24/2019 Jacksonville  Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  Fee: $195.00
Hotel and Location Information:  IPTM - University of North Florida
Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32224
Instructor(s):
Attention Florida Officers:   A limited number of tuition grants are available for this class.
Click here to see if you qualify and here to register via the Florida Grant Funded Training catalog.
 

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Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online at www.iptm.org and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

Course Confirmations

A minimum number of registrations must be received for a class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you.

Please do not make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

Transportation and Lodging

Most locations are served by several major airlines. Ground transportation, food and lodging are the responsibility of the student. Special rates have been negotiated at select hotels in Jacksonville for IPTM students. For more information, please visit the Locations/Lodging tab on our website at www.iptm.org or call us at (904) 620-4786.