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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.

January 16-17, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

February 13-14, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

February 20-21, 2019 – Dundalk, MD

March 20-21, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

April 10-11, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

May 22-23, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

May 29-30, 2019 – Dundalk, MD

June 19-20, 2019 – Sykesville, MD

September 24-25, 2019 – Dundalk, MD

December 16-17, 2019 – Dundalk, MD


 


DRE School

Class Name:   Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) School

Class Date:  April 15-25, 2019

Class Time:  1000 – 1800 hrs.

Location: Baltimore County Police Training Facility, 7200 Sollers Point Rd., Baltimore, MD  21222

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 Officer Frank Enko, 7200 Sollers Point Rd., Baltimore, MD 21222 or emailed to him at Fenko@baltimorecountymd.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.  For more information click here.

Questions may be directed to Officer Frank Enko at 410-887-5678 or Fenko@baltimorecountymd.gov or Tom Woodward, Maryland DRE Coordinator at thomas.woodward@maryland.gov or 301-988-6954.

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

Application – Click HERE


 


DRE Instructor Development Class

Class Date:  February 7-8, 2019

Class Time:  0800-1600 Hours

Location:  Maryland Public Safety Education Training Center, 6852 4th Street, Sykesville, MD  21784.

For more information click the link above.  To register click HERE.