DUI Traffic Stops
24 clock hours
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.
- This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
- Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
- Criminal History and Background Check
- Drug Screen Test
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu (provided)
See first-day handout.
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 learning outcomes:
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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.
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics.
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