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ARIDE Training

Date(s) - 06/26/2019 - 06/27/2019
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Charles County Sheriff\'s Office

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Class Details:

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

Class Date:  June 26-27, 2019

Class Time:  0700-1500 hrs.

Location: Charles County Sheriff’s Office, 9375 Chesapeake St., unit 123, La Plata, MD 20646

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 Cpl. Brad Saunders at

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

Registration:  To register contact Sharele Peters in the Training Section at or by phone at

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