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Electronic Speed Measuring Devices (ESMD) Operator

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Course ID: OSP-ESMDOP

The use of radar and laser speed measuring devices and the training of police officers who use radar and lasers have come under scrutiny by the public, courts and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Radar and lasers are reliable and accurate speed measuring devices when used by properly trained, experienced operators. This five-day course surpasses the training criteria established by NHTSA and provides the training and practical experience required to ensure the proper operation of electronic speed measuring devices.

Topics covered in this course include introduction to radar/laser, theory and technical aspects of radar, theory and technical aspects of laser, target identification, ESMD case law and pre-trial preparation, 17 hours of practical exercises, and moot court.

Equipment provided: Radars, lasers and vehicles for practical classes; ESMD Course Manual.

Training Schedule

  • No. 185: October 29 - November 2, 2018

Course Details

  • Class size: 30
  • Meals provided: Yes
  • Lodging provided: When available; please contact the Academy Scheduler at (614) 466-4896.
  • Cost: None; NHTSA-funded

 

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Ohio State Highway Patrol
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223

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PO Box 182074
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2074

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