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​​Sobriety Checkpoints - PA ONLY

Course Number: AL-234
Course Length: 1 Day (8 Hours)

The course is designed to acclimate officers with a myriad of issues involved with sobriety checkpoints. It reviews Vehicle Code provisions relating to sobriety checkpoints and DUI enforcement, and delves into the constitutional issues of sobriety checkpoints at state and national levels.

The program instructs the officers in site selections, as well as equipment and manpower needs. Attendees will be required to participate in a mock sobriety checkpoint to familiarize themselves with the equipment used in the checkpoint operation.

The course curriculum includes the following:

  • Driving Under the Influence: Vehicle Code Section 3802
  • Implied Consent
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Facts
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Operation
  • Constitutional Case Law