Course Duration: 8 hours

This course presents an overview of the identification of current substances of abuse and the associated paraphernalia law enforcement officers will likely encounter in their duties. Drug Scheduling, appearance, observable effects on the human body, methods of ingestion, possible medicinal and/or cultural uses, slang terminology, cultivation, production, manufacture and distribution of the prevalent substances within the seven categories of drugs will be described. Officer safety issues for encountering users of these drugs is emphasized.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize various substances of abuse and any associated paraphernalia.
  • State the possible medicinal uses of various substances of abuse, if any.
  • State the method of ingestion, slang terms, and the observable effects on the human body of various substances of abuse.
  • Understand the officer safety cautions to be taken when encountering substance abusers.

Target Audience: Active military, active law enforcement, and criminal justice professionals

To apply for access to E Drug training, follow the instructions on the information about applying page. Upon verification of your military, law enforcement or criminal justice employment status, you will receive an email providing information on accessing restricted classes.