Law Enforcement

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST)

Sep 28 2020 - Sep 30 2020

Description

This course is based upon the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) concepts and principles as presented and distributed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) through the California Highway Patrol.  The course is designed to teach students how to become proficient at detecting evidence of driving while under the influence (DUI) suspects. Course to include segments on DUI laws, report writing, courtroom preparation and testimony, and extensive instruction on the three scientifically validated sobriety tests adopted by NHSTA. Course also includes practical exercises involving intoxicated test subjects.

Designed For

Law Enforcement Personnel

Hours

 24 hours

Units

 .5 units

Certification

POST Plan IV
Certificate awarded upon completion.

College of Record

Hartnell College

College Term

FALL

Location

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Training Center
1601 Coyote Point Blvd.,
San Mateo, CA 94401

For more information and course registration, contact: Sarah Hathaway
Sheriffs_training@smcgov.org or shathaway@smcgov.org
650-573-2580

SBRPSTC Coordinator: Matthew Ortega
(408) 229-4227 or mortega@theacademy.ca.gov

Meeting days/times

Mon-Wed, 0800-1700 hours daily