Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
This is a one-day school for officers that need to enhance their field sobriety skills. The curriculum comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The course offers training on proper ways to conduct field sobriety testing and signs to look for with impaired drivers. This training will be taught out of the current updated NHTSA manuals. This course will not have drinking workshops.
Emphasis is placed on becoming familiar with the horizontal gaze nystagmus testing procedure.
Level of intoxication can be determined by becoming proficient in this technique.
Restrictions: Must be a law enforcement officer
This class is limited to 24 students
To apply for the course, candidates should have Agency Administrator or Training Coordinator register them for the training through the POST Acadis Portal.
If you do not have a POST Portal Account- please send an email with your full name and agency to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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