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Upcoming Classes

A.R.I.D.E.

Class Name:   Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Training

Prerequisite:  Limited to sworn law enforcement officers who are trained and proficient in the use of the NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs), including the use of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus.

Description:  ARIDE training provides refresher training on the use of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) and information on identifying persons driving under the influence of drugs.  While this training is not a substitute for DRE training, participants leave with a better understanding of the affects of drugs on a person’s ability to operate a vehicle safely and how to identify the signs and symptoms caused by many different prescription and illicit drugs.

Questions may be directed to Mr. Tom Woodward by email at thomas.woodward@maryland.gov or at 301-988-6954.

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

July 19-20, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

August 16-17, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

August 28-29, 2018 – Bel Air, MD

September 20-21, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

October 18-19, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

October 25-26, 2018 – Cambridge, MD

November 1-2, 2018 – Dundalk, MD

November 6-7, 2018 – Salisbury, MD

November 15-16, 2018 – Baltimore, MD

December 13-14, 2018 – Baltimore, MD


 


DRE School

Class Name:   Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) School

Class Date:  September 17-27, 2018

Class Time:  1000 – 1800 hrs.

Location: Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions, 6852 4th St., Sykesville, MD  21784

Prerequisite:  Limited to sworn law enforcement officers who are trained and proficient in the use of the NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs).

Description:  This will be a combined DRE Pre-school followed immediately by the 7-Day DRE School for those who successfully complete the Pre-school.  Those wishing to attend must already be trained and be proficient with the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.  A DRE School Application must be completed and submitted to Sgt. Corey Steffy, Maryland State Police at 1201 Reisterstown Rd., Pikesville, MD  21208, or via email at corey.steffy@maryland.gov.   A DRE School application for this class may be obtained below.  Applicants accepted into the class will be notified by email after the application deadline.  Students must attend all training sessions without exception.  All manuals and equipment will be provided to Maryland law enforcement officers accepted into the school.

Questions may be directed to Sgt. Corey Steffy at 410-653-4316 or corey.steffy@maryland.gov or Tom Woodward, Maryland DRE Coordinator at fenko@baltimorecountymd.govthomas.woodward@maryland.gov or 301-988-6954.

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

Application