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DUI: Roadside to Courtroom   

Law enforcement officers who conduct DUI investigations must be prepared to testify in various legal proceedings related to an impaired driving arrest. This course will teach you methods to effectively and professionally testify in court and best practices for DUI report writing to help make a better case for prosecution. You will complete both probable cause affidavits and incident reports as well as testify in a mock motion to suppress case based on a report you complete during the class.

Topics Include

  • Overview of DUI detection and investigation
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Exercises
  • Body worn cameras (BWC) and in-car video (ICV) as effective tools
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective interactions with prosecutors and defense attorneys
  • Overview of DUI-related trials and hearings
  • Up to date case law review related to DUI investigations

Audience

Patrol officers, traffic enforcement officers, DUI investigators, traffic unit supervisors, and prosecutors

This class is restricted to sworn law enforcement officers and those personnel assigned directly to law enforcement agencies.

Course Length

24 hours

What to Bring

Three previous DUI written affidavits and/or incident reports and laptop.

This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Schedule Changes

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received an official confirmation email prior to the first day of class, please contact us at (904) 620-4786 or info@iptm.org before traveling or making airline reservations.

Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online 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 an in-person class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you. Please do not travel or 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 our Locations/Lodging page or call us at (904) 620-4786.