Drug Influence - 11550 H&S
Course Description - This 36-hour course is specifically designed for all law enforcement officers. It will familiarize the officer with the major drugs of abuse, user identification, and enforcement of applicable laws pertaining to the arrest and conviction of narcotic abusers.
Who Should Attend - All law enforcement personnel assigned to patrol, general or narcotic investigations.
Course Objectives - To provide the students with an understanding of sources, distribution, packaging and use of the most common drugs of abuse; to enable students to identify the symptoms of persons under the influence of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, PCP, alcohol, various Rave & Club Drugs; and properly articulate a subject's condition in order to successfully prosecute under Section 11550 of the California Controlled Substance Act (Division 10, Health & Safety Code).
- Drug and User Identification
- Applicable Law, Health & Safety Code
- Clandestine Laboratory
- Professional Case Investigations
- Developing Expert Testimony
- Medical Aspects of Addiction and Abuse
- Seven Step Drug Influence Testing Process
- Alcohol Intoxication Workshop
Additional Information - For further information contact the ATC at (916) 464-1200, and ask for the Program Training Officer or Secretary for this course.