Canceled-SFST & Drugged Driving Refresher-Rockford

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Friday, January 12, 2024
Registration Deadline: Monday, December 25, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
NITAB Training Room
527 Colman Center Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Instructor: Dynamic Impairment LLC

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $0
Non-Members' Fee: $0

Illinois Training Mandates:

Civil Rights (4 hours with 1 hour of hands-on scenario based)

Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority (1 hours)

Law Updates (3 hours)

IDOT STEP Grant 4-year requirement



SFST and Drugged Driving Refresher

Course Description:

This 8-hour course is a combination of SFST Refresher Training and Introduction to Drugged Driving. This will serve as a refresher for participants that have already completed Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE).  This course satisfies the Illinois Department of Transportation Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant requirement of having an SFST refresher every four years from the date of their last completed certified training. Additional focus is placed on Illinois specific DUI laws, case law, and the administrative code.

Participants will also receive a legal update including processing an arrested driver, warning to motorists, toxicology sampling protocols, laboratory reports, and search warrants. The Illinois Statutes and recent court decisions impacting DUI are covered.

Every officer in the course will receive access to the latest digital resources on the Dynamic Impairment LLC website including flow charts, sample reports for a variety of situations, cheat sheets, research studies, case law and more.

This course is taught by DRE Instructors under the control and approval of the Illinois DRE/SFST Program State Coordinator.



Course Topics:

  • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Walk and Turn, One Leg Stand tests

  • Lack of Convergence, Pupil Size, Modified Romberg Balance, and Finger to Nose tests

  • The seven drug categories

  • Toxicology protocols

  • Processing the DUI arrest

  • Understanding the warning to motorist

  • DUI Report writing skills

  • Case law update

  • Common DUI Defense techniques/court testimony




Course Objectives:

Session 1: Introduction and Overview

Session 2: Vehicle in Motion and Personal Contact

Session 3: Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Review

Session 4:Proficiency and Examination

Session 5: Drugged Driving

Option A: Processing the DUI arrest

Option B: Overcoming impaired driving defenses

Option C: DUI legal update


Instructional Techniques:

Digital presentation (PowerPoint) of the topics will be used. The PowerPoint slides are synced to the 2018 SFST Refresher Manual and Introduction to Drugged Driving. Multiple videos of police investigations are incorporated. Officers will participate in four hands-on role-playing exercises of the various field sobriety tests.


Method of Evaluation:

Participants will conduct an SFST Proficiency test. Participants will take a written examination containing 20 multiple choice questions with a minimum passing score of 80%.