POST - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
This is a one-day school for officers that need to enhance their field sobriety skills. The curriculum comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The course offers training on proper ways to conduct field sobriety testing and signs to look for with impaired drivers. This training will be taught out of the current updated NHTSA manuals. This course will not have drinking workshops.
Pre-Requisites - none
Restrictions - must be a law enforcement officer
Emphasis is placed on becoming familiar with the horizontal gaze nystagmus testing procedure.
Level of intoxication can be determined by becoming proficient in this technique.
- To apply for this course, candidates should have their Agency Administrator or Training Coordinator register them for the training through the POST Portal at www.post.utah.gov or contact Sheryl Allums at POST at email@example.com. Class will be limited to 24 students.
Need to bring a trigonometric function calculator.
|April 21, 2011||POST||0800-1700||Completed|
|October 14, 2011||Training will be hosted by the Riverdale Police department. Training class will be held at the Riverdale Fire Station located at 4334 South Parker dr. Riverdale, Utah. This training session will include an alcohol workshop.||0800 - 1700||Completed|
|June 12, 2012||
Training hosted by the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office. Training located at 1359 South US Highway 40, Heber City, Utah. Search and Rescue building North of the Sheriff's Office. This training session will include an alcohol workshop.
|Feb. 27, 2013||North Salt Lake Police Department||0800-1700||Completed|
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