During this hour-long broadcast, learn what types of drugs cause particular behaviors and responses. See what field tests could be useful in determining what is causing certain behaviors. Discover how some illnesses can mask symptoms. Learn how to document your results so they stand up in court.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to identify drug use
  • Learn about the different classes of drugs
  • See which drugs cause certain behaviors
  • See which tests can help you determine if someone is on drugs
  • Find out how to document your results

Originally Aired:June 28, 2007


Tim McClure

Detective Sergeant, Dodge City, KS Police Department

Tim McClure is a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) and has been in law enforcement since 1997. He has taught at public schools and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. He is a member of the National Major Gang Task Force, National Alliance of Gang Investigator Association, Mid-States Asian Gang Intelligence Association, and Kansas Narcotic Officer’s Association. McClure graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. He is a certified clan lab techician and has over 200 hours of training in gang identification, sociology, prevention, and prosecution. McClure also attended the Kansas Top Gun School on narcotic investigations.

Charles "CJ" Beck

West Monroe Police Department in West Monroe, LA
Charles Beck is currently serving in the Detective Division and is assigned to the Street Crimes Unit of the West Monroe Police Department in West Monroe, LA. Beck has been in law enforcement since 2001. He has served in the Street Crimes Unit since 2003 and is one of the department’s crisis negotiators. Additionally, he teaches classes in traffic stops, active shooter and building searches at the North Delta Regional Police Training Academy. Beck assists the department in public service campaigns and teaches driver’s education students about seat belt safety and the dangers of driving while intoxicated.

He has a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northeast Louisiana University and is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist in Louisiana. Beck also serves as a Clinical Manager at Cognitive Development Center in Monroe, Louisiana. He is certified in Standard Field Sobriety and has a state of Louisiana Commission and has been deputized as a United States Marshall for the Fugitive Task Force.