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ARIDE Training

Date(s) - 08/26/2024 - 08/27/2024
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maryland State Police Education and Training Division

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Class Details:

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

Class Date:  August 26, 2024 through August 27, 2024

Class Time:  0800-1600 hrs.


Maryland State Police Education and Training Division

6852 4th Street

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), 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 First Sergeant Jeff Choma at

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

Registration:  To register, click here.

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