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Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner

Course Number: AL-230
Course Length: 3 Days (24 Hours)

The course is designed to provide instructional and practical experience to the law enforcement officer by demonstrating techniques that can be utilized in the field for the detection of a person who is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Class participants are trained in the techniques of conducting the standardized test battery. Applicants for this course must be sworn law enforcement officers.

The course curriculum includes the following:

  1. DUI Detection - Vehicle in Motion
  2. Personal Contact with DUI Operator
  3. Techniques and Applications of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test (HGN)
  4. Techniques and Applications of Vertical Gaze Nystagmus Test (VGN)
  5. Techniques and Applications of Walk and Turn Test
  6. Techniques and Applications of One Leg Stand Test
  7. Processing and Report Writing

Site Requirements

Volunteer Drinker Application (PDF)

Male Student giving a field sobriety test to a male volunteer