Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Refresher Training Course

Description:  To conduct Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Refresher classes throughout the state for Texas peace officers

Organization:  Texas Municipal Police Association

Contact: Ray Dittrich
(512)454-8900
Ray.dittrich@tmpa.org

County:  Satewide

Goal:

  • To reduce the number of alcohol impaired and driving under the influence of alcohol and other drug-related crashes, fatalities and injuries
  • To reduce the number of DUI-related crashes where the driver is underage 21

Strategy:

  • Improve and increase training for law enforcement officers
  • Improve DWI processing procedures
  • Increase enforcement of driving under the influence by minors laws

Objective:

  • Conduct 100 Standardized Field Sobriety Testing 8-Hour Refresher Courses
  • Distribute one follow up evaluation to SFST students after six months (or within the grant year)
  • Distribute 2,000 instructor evaluations at the completion of each course
  • Produce 2,000 copies of the latest NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Refresher manuals