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DRE School

Date(s) - 10/25/2021 - 11/04/2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maryland Police and Correctional Commissions

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DRE School

Class Name:   Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) School

Classroom Training:  October 25, 2021 through November 4, 2021

Class Time:  0800 – 1600 hrs.

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

Certification Training: November 8, 2021 through November 11, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Final Knowledge Exam: November 22, 2021

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. Jeffrey Choma, Maryland State Police Chemical Test for Alcohol Unit via email at by September 15th, 2021. 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: Questions may be directed to Sgt. Jeffrey Choma via email at

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.


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