Featured updates in drug, alcohol and impairment

Just say “no” to recreational pot?

As five states vote on whether to legalize recreational pot, Dr. Jon LaPook visits Pueblo, Colorado, a town that knows firsthand the impact of the legal weed business.

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Largest driving impaired conference in nation focuses on Colorado

DENVER — More than 1,000 law enforcement agents, prosecutors, toxicologists and drug recognition experts converged on Denver for the 22nd annual IACP Impaired Driving Conference on Monday…

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A Video is Worth a 1000 Words

New York Police have a number of methods for combatting DWIs. Some are based on technology such as the breathalyzer while other sobriety tests are based on officer’s perceptions. A device that combines technology with perception is the DAX evidence recorder which has been used by NYPD for about two years…

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KVUE - Austin, TX

– May 17, 2016

Jenni Lee, KVUE

APD looking at new tool for DWI arrests

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October 27, 2014
10-43: Be Advised… with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chie

Cool new police tech tracks eyes to assess drug, alcohol impairment

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RSS Drug Recognition Expert Alerts

  • Botany expert: Hibiscus and marijuana leaves are similar but flowers are not November 18, 2017
    According to Cpl. Adam Reed, a state police spokesman, some police officers are trained as drug recognition experts, but that training centers on being able to tell when suspects are under the influence of drugs, not the identification of drugs “on the front end.” Matthew Medsger is a Tribune-Review staff ...
  • Aride drug chart November 18, 2017
    Why give legitimacy to the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) program is reduced to a binary concept and then shoe-horned into a chart. 1200 New ...
  • Trooper with local ties stands up to Mass. State Police November 17, 2017
    In addition to Sceviour, Kesten is also representing Trooper Ali Rei, a drug recognition expert who administered a drug test to Bibaud on the night of ...
  • BREAKING: Madera Man Facing Homicide by Vehicle Charges November 17, 2017
    Millinder's Jeep reportedly continued south in the northbound lane and collided head-on with the Bel Air. When Peters made contact with Millinder, he allegedly observed signs of impairment. He subsequently requested assistance from a Pennsylvania State Police Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).