RECERT

 Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Recertification Course

 Background:


Due to the fast-paced evolution of drugs and drug-impaired driving, Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) training must be maintained on an ongoing basis in order to be effective in removing impaired drivers from roadways.  The Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP) has addressed this need with the development of the two-year recertification cycle.  In order to maintain DRE certification after the initial classroom course and field certification phases have been completed, every two years, certified DREs must meet four requirements to prove that they are actively involved in the program and that they have received up-to-date information on new and changing legislation and drug trends.

One requirement is that (1) DREs must complete at least 8 hours of recertification classroom training every two years.  This course not only serves as a refresher for the basic concepts learned in the initial DRE training, it is also an opportunity for DREs to learn about changing drug and DUI legislation, new drug trends, and issues of officer safety with regard to drugs and impaired individuals.

The remaining three requirements are (2) performing and (3) documenting a minimum number of evaluations in the two-year certification period (including one in front of a certified instructor at the recertification class) and (4) documenting any other related training, experience, or education completed in that two-year period.  A more detailed description of the four requirements is located in the pre-requisites section below.

Course Description:


This course is an 8-hour classroom course which includes instruction on:

· Drug/DUI Legislation Updates
· SFST Review
· Eye Examinations
· Current Drug Trends
· Administrative Procedures

There will be one instructor-led evaluation simulation during the class.

Flyers for classes are available upon request.

Pre-requisites:


In order to recertify, the DRE is required to do the following:

1. Must have completed at least four evaluations* within the past two years of certification.
2. Update the National Tracking System with evaluations and toxicology results.
3. Send an updated Curriculum Vitae to the Impaired Driving Section at dre@chp.ca.gov.
4. Attend an 8-hour DRE Recertification class.
*One of these must be an instructor-led evaluation and will be completed during the recertification class.
 

Registration:


In order to register for this course, students are required to electronically submit a Training Request form as well as a copy of their most recent DRE card to the course coordinator.  An email with a name and POST ID number will not suffice to reserve a roster spot.

Fees & Costs:


There is no registration fee to attend this course. If a facility use fee is charged by the hosting agency, it will be noted in the expanded course description. This course is funded through the California Office of Traffic Safety DRE Grant. Travel reimbursement is not available for this course.

Hosting:


If your agency is interested in hosting this course at your training facility, please contact the Recertification State Coordinator, Officer Rick Horrocks, at (916) 843-4361.

 Upcoming DRE Recertification Classes

 

 

DRE Recertification Class - Woodland HillsDRE Recertification Class - Woodland Hills9/24/2018 3:00:00 PM9/25/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please submit a Training Request form along with your most recent DRE card to Brandon Wright via e-mail at brwright@chp.ca.gov. For more information please call (818) 888-0980. CHP Woodland Hills, 5825 De Soto Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 25</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 22172-18-019</p>
DRE Recertification Class - BakersfieldDRE Recertification Class - Bakersfield9/25/2018 3:00:00 PM9/26/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Matt Iturriria via e-mail at miturriria@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (661) 396-6600. Bakersfield CHP, 9855 Compagnoni Street, Bakersfield, CA 93313<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 40</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a>, & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-015</p>
DRE Recertification Class - StocktonDRE Recertification Class - Stockton9/27/2018 3:00:00 PM9/28/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Kris Glenn via e-mail at kglenn@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (209) 943-8666. CHP Stockton, 2720 Wilcox Road, Stockton, CA 95215<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 20</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-013</p>
DRE Recertification Class - Joshua Tree DRE Recertification Class - Joshua Tree10/2/2018 4:00:00 PM10/3/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Joan Griffin via e-mail at joangriffin@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (760) 366-3707. CHP Morongo Basin, 63683 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf" target="_blank">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 15</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=6f34a449-1e0e-409b-b292-80d99838059c" target="_blank">SFST</a>, <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=220888f9-6d5d-40d4-804c-19e7541196b3" target="_blank">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=604eb652-6afb-4abe-a6df-60b943209196" target="_blank">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-010</p>
DRE Recertification Class - LakeportDRE Recertification Class - Lakeport10/19/2018 3:00:00 PM10/20/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Jake Slates via e-mail at jslates@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (707) 499-0805. Lake County Fairgrounds, Bldg. 1, 401 Martin Street, Lakeport, CA 95453<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 12</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-018</p>
DRE Recertification Class - SusanvilleDRE Recertification Class - Susanville10/24/2018 3:00:00 PM10/25/2018 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Michael Major via e-mail at mmajor@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (530) 252-1800. Susan River Fire Hall, 705-145 US-395, Susanville, CA 96130<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 20</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-017</p>
DRE Recertification Class - FresnoDRE Recertification Class - Fresno11/7/2018 4:00:00 PM11/8/2018 1:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Scot Esmay via e-mail at sesmay@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (559) 277-7250. CHP Central Division, 5179 North Gates Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 25</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-016</p>
DRE Recertification Class - GlendaleDRE Recertification Class - Glendale11/8/2018 4:00:00 PM11/9/2018 1:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Louie Garcia via e-mail at logarcia@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (818) 240-8200. CHP Southern Division, 411 North Central Avenue, Suite 410, Glendale, CA 91203<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 20</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-011</p>
DRE Recertification Class - VenturaDRE Recertification Class - Ventura11/12/2018 4:00:00 PM11/13/2018 1:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Amedee Irey via e-mail at airey@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (805) 662-2640. Ventura CHP, 4656 Valentine Road, Ventura, CA 93003<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 25</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-021</p>
DRE Recertification Class - San DiegoDRE Recertification Class - San Diego11/16/2018 4:00:00 PM11/17/2018 1:00:00 AMTo register for this class please submit a Training Request form along with your most recent DRE card to Rick Horrocks via e-mail at rhorrocks@chp.ca.gov. For more information please call (916) 843-4360. Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101<p>​***NOTE: This class is being held in conjunction with the CNOA annual conference***</p><p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: TBD</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-022</p>
DRE Recertification Class - San BernardinoDRE Recertification Class - San Bernardino12/4/2018 4:00:00 PM12/5/2018 1:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Charles Jensen via e-mail at chjensen@chp.ca.gov. For questions please call (661) 823-5500. CHP Inland Division Communications Center, 13892 Victoria Street, Fontana, CA 92336<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf" target="_blank">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 20</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-requisites: <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=6f34a449-1e0e-409b-b292-80d99838059c" target="_blank">SFST</a>, <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=220888f9-6d5d-40d4-804c-19e7541196b3" target="_blank">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=76bdb9c2-3652-4bd5-b330-1eb3d8127efd&TermSetId=60be2733-c40e-4f75-96cc-b67d4d71e190&TermId=604eb652-6afb-4abe-a6df-60b943209196" target="_blank">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-003</p>
DRE Recertification Class - RiversideDRE Recertification Class - Riverside6/10/2019 3:00:00 PM6/11/2019 12:00:00 AMTo register for this class please complete a Training Request form and return it along with your most recent DRE card to Tim Roy via e-mail at troy@riversideca.gov. For more information please call (951) 353-7177. Riverside PD, Magnolia Station, 10540 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92505<p><a href="/ImpairedDrivingSite/Documents/Training%20Request%20066%20Rev%202-18.pdf">​Training Request Form</a></p><p>Max Class Size: 20</p><p>Fee: No</p><p>Wet Lab: No</p><p>Pre-Requisites: <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/sfst">SFST</a>, <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/aride">ARIDE</a> & <a href="/programs-services/for-law-enforcement/drug-recognition-evaluator-program/schedule-of-classes/dre">DRE</a></p><p>POST CCN: 1270-22172-18-009</p>

 

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