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DUI Checkpoint Planning and Management (POST# 7290-20271-17006)


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This is an 8-hour, POST certified course to help Officers and Supervisors plan, and manage a successful DUI checkpoint. Topics include:

Preparing for the Checkpoint
Examining Your Local Records And Selection of Proper Locations
Conducting a Proper Site Survey
Assessing the Impact on Local Businesses and the Neighborhood
Determine the Type of Checkpoint (e.g. DUI or DUI/CDL)
Determining the Neutral Method� for Stopping Cars
Evaluating Expected Volume of Traffic
Using Volunteers and Chaplains
Using Your Crime Lab
Working with MADD
Considerations for Supervising a Checkpoint: Obtaining Salary Information, Using Excel, Diagrams, Using Google Earth, Press Releases, Working with the Media and OTS
Evaluating Equipment Needs
Safety Considerations
Contingency Planning
Post Checkpoint Considerations
Collecting and Communicating the Data
Case Law and Courtroom Testimony