DUI Traffic Stops

Course Code: CJK0084V

Credit Hours: 24 clock hours

Effective beginning: 2021-22


Course Description:
This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to the basic rules for conducting safe and effective DUI stops, including identifying a driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs, conducting field sobriety tests, and completing a DUI investigation. It includes classroom instruction and practical proficiency exercises.

Course Details


  • This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.  
  • Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal History and Background Check
  • Drug Screen Test




Required textbooks/ course materials:

Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu


Assignment/course outline:

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Overview of the DUI Problem

Student Course Summary

Lesson 2: Legal Issues

Instructor Material 1

Lesson 3: Introduction to DUI Detection

Lesson 4: Drug-Impaired Driving

Lesson 5: Conducting the DUI Investigation

Lesson 6: Administering the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Instructor Material 2

Instructor Material 3

Lesson 7: Documenting DUI Reports

Instructor Material 4


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

CJK 0084V, DUI Traffic Stops, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.


Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Understand the problem of and solutions for DUI

Identify the DUI laws and related legal issues

Identify the signs of alcohol or drug impairment

Conduct a DUI traffic stop

Follow the three-phase process of a DUI contact

Demonstrate proficiency in conducting the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Make an arrest decision based on specific clues

Accurately complete the required documentation for a DUI arrest

Provide clear and convincing evidence of DUI in court testimony

LAW-EN Outcome 1:  Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

LAW-EN Outcome 2:  Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 3:  Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 4:  Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 5:  Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

LAW-EN Outcome 6:  Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.






  • Lecture
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

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