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.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
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)
Unit 1: DUI Basics
Lesson 1: Effects on Society and Deterrence
Lesson 2: Alcohol and Drug Impairment
Lesson 3: Legal Issues
Lesson 4: DUI Field Notes
Unit 2: Conducting the DUI Investigation
Lesson 1: DUI Detection Process
Lesson 2: Phase One: Vehicle in Motion
Lesson 3: Phase Two: Personal Contact
Lesson 4: Phase Three: Pre-Arrest Screening
Unit 3: Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
Lesson 1: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
Lesson 2: Walk and Turn
Lesson 3: One-Leg-Stand
Unit 4: Concluding the DUI Investigation
Lesson 1: Law Enforcement Action
Lesson 2: The DUI Packet
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:
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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.
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- Role Play
College-wide policies and resources
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