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Police take part in drug recognition program

Police services from across the province have taken part in the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Drug Recognition Expert Program. 

March 11, 2017  By Battlefords News-Optimist

According to a news release from Saskatchewan RCMP, from Jan. 9 to 20 members of the Saskatchewan  RCMP, Regina Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service and Prince Albert Police Service trained in Regina to become Drug Recognition Evaluators as part of that program. A total of 15 police officers completed the intensive two week theory portion of the training; then on Feb. 23 they travelled to the U.S. to complete a week-long practical field evaluation portion of the course. After that they became fully certified to conduct evaluations on suspected drug impaired drivers.

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