CJK0403V

DUI Traffic Stops

Course Code:
CJK0403V

Credit Hours:
24 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002

 

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

Prerequisites:

This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

Florida Law Enforcement Academy Volume 1 © 2021 by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). All rights reserved. ISBN 13: ISBN 10: Published by XanEdu Publishing, Inc. (provided)

ZTC

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

DUI Traffic Stops is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.  See chart below.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Understand the effects of alcohol on the human body, drivers, and society
  • Understand the effects of prescribed, illegal, or combined drugs on the human body, drivers, and society
  • Explain some of the legal terms and concepts associated with a DUI traffic stop
  • Understand the role of the DUI detection process when making decisions during a DUI traffic stop
  • Make the decision whether to stop a vehicle in motion driven by an impaired driver
  • Make a decision regarding whether to administer an SFST to a driver after interviewing and observing them in and exiting their vehicle
  • Understand the history of the SFST, maintaining the reliability and validity while administering the tests, and preparing to conduct the tests
  • Administer a HGN test and VGN check to an impaired driver
  • Administer a walk-and-turn test to an impaired driver
  • Administer a one-leg stand test to an impaired driver
  • Make the decision to arrest the impaired driver and continue the investigation with a breath, urine, or blood test
  • Write a descriptive DUI report that clearly provides probable cause for arresting an impaired driver

Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Apply critical thinking and problem-solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.

Tests

 

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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