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Forensic Tests for Alcohol: Law Enforcement Training


Updated 02/22/18:
2018 Training Calendar
(PDF, 44 KB)

11/07/17: Intox EC/IR II Training Regions (PDF, 35 KB)

Note: Please direct questions pertaining to DRE, SFST, ARIDE, ASTD and IDD to Bonnie Rogers-McKee, State Training Coordinator, (919) 707-5266.


The Forensic Tests for Alcohol Branch provides training to federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies who have the responsibility of administering chemical analyses to drivers charged with implied consent offenses. Officers are trained and issued permits as Chemical Analysts to operate the Intox EC/IR II breath alcohol testing instrument.

Law Enforcement Training

  • Intox EC/IR II Operator Basic
  • Intox EC/IR II Operator Recertification
  • Alcohol Screening Test Device (ASTD)
  • Intro to Drugged Driving
  • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and SFST Refresher

Instructor Certification Training

  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Instructor and Refresher
  • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Instructor and Refresher

Intox EC/IR II Training Regions

FTA Training Regions

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