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Advanced Detection, Apprehension, & Prosecution of Persons Under the Influence of Alcohol (OVI)

Course ID: OSP-JPSeminarsSFST2021

The purpose of this class is to familiarize full-time judges and prosecutors throughout the state of Ohio, with the methods and technical elements regarding the apprehension and prosecution of impaired drivers. There will also be a review of current case law trends from around the state of Ohio resulting from the prosecution of OVI offenders.

Upon completion of this course, the attendees will have a thorough understanding of the critical elements necessary to successfully prosecute the impaired driver and the case laws that also affect such prosecutions. Highly trained and experienced veterans who are considered leaders in their respective fields will present the material, which has been approved for 7 total hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credits, as determined by the Ohio Supreme Court. Students are welcomed to bring note taking supplies and a laptop and/or tablet, as the training material will be accessed electronically. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) manuel should be accessed prior to the course via http://ohiohighwaysafetyoffice.ohio.gov/index.aspx.

Requirement(s): Be a certified law enforcement officer, judge, magistrate, OR a prosecuting attorney located within the state of Ohio.

Training Schedule
  • November 19, 2021
Course Details
  • Class size: 30*
  • Meals provided: Yes
  • Lodging provided: No
  • Cost: None, NHTSA-funded

*Minimum 15 per class or subject to cancellation.


Speed Measuring Devices

Course ID: OSP-JPSeminarsSMD2021

The purpose of this class is to familiarize full-time judges and prosecutors throughout the State of Ohio with the theory, technical, and operational aspects of Speed Measuring Devices (SMD) used within the state of Ohio. Upon completion of this course, the attendees will have a good understanding of training and operational requirements required for effective and reliable SMD operation by professional law enforcement officers. State approved SMD instructors are used to teach this seven hour block of instruction. The certified instructors have used the RADARs and LIDARs and have experience in repairing them. A class textbook and PowerPoint handouts are provided for note taking and future reference. This portion of the training is administered by Judge Teresa L. Liston. Part of the course is dedicated to practical judicial information including admissibility, judicial notice and testimony pertaining to Speed Measuring Devices.

Requirement(s): Be a certified law enforcement officer, judge, magistrate, OR a prosecuting attorney located within the state of Ohio.

Training Schedule
  • December 9, 2021
Course Details
  • Class size: 30*
  • Meals provided: Yes
  • Lodging provided: No
  • Cost: None, NHTSA-funded

*Minimum 15 per class or subject to cancellation.

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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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