Category Archives: Drugs & Alcohol

The Importance of the Right Person in the Right Place

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers recommendations for working in partnership with community stakeholders to increase public safety. Highlights include: engaging in multidisciplinary community team approaches, considering public trust when implementing strategies, and embracing a guardian mindset. The Lowell, … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Drugs & Alcohol, Partnerships, Victim Services, Youth

Ten Reasons Why You Should Attend the 2017 IACP Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving

The 2017 IACP Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving is right around the corner. This year’s event will take place August 12-14, 2017, in National Harbor, Maryland. Thinking of attending? Here are ten reasons why this is … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Traffic Safety

Drug Recognition Experts (DREs) – Important Now As Never Before

With the continued efforts, both nationally and internationally, to legalize recreational marijuana, along with the increasing epidemic of opiate abuse, our roadways are being adversely impacted by an increasing number of drivers impaired by drugs, other than alcohol, or in … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Education & Training, Traffic Safety

DRE Conference Draws Third Largest Attendance in 21-Year History

The IACP Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section’s Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving convened August 10-12 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and drew more than 750 attendees from law enforcement, toxicology, prosecution, health, and other fields in impaired driving … Continue reading

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DRE Conference Draws Record-breaking Attendance in Phoenix

The IACP Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section’s Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving convened July 28-30 and drew more than 870 representatives from law enforcement, toxicology, prosecution, health professionals and other stakeholders in impaired driving enforcement initiatives. … Continue reading

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