NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services

DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing - Instructor Refresher Course 

The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services Office of Public Safety is pleased to announce the availability of a DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Instructor Refresher course. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) program is designed to update law enforcement officers who are currently certified as instructors in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing using proper procedures and protocols requisite within the NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing program. All officers currently certified as DWI Detection and SFST Instructors are strongly encouraged to attend.

Mandatory prerequisites for attending this training are listed below:

Prerequisite:

  • Previous successful completion of the DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor

The four (4) hour training course will be held at the following locations:

Broome County: October 13, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Jefferson County: November 10, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Warren County: January 11, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Rockland County: January 25, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ulster County: February 09, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Onondaga County: April 5, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please note that additional DWI Detection and SFST Refresher courses may be announced later in the year.

Pre-Registration is required. All interested parties must register at least two weeks prior to the course as seats are limited. The location of training, class times and safety guidelines will be provided through an email confirmation; those who do not register will not receive this important notification and will not be admitted to the training.

Please complete the registration by clicking on the link provided below. If you have difficulty registering or if you have any questions, please contact Kevin Boehme at (518) 457-3088, or email [email protected]. Confirmation notices will be e-mailed approximately 2 weeks prior to the class. You must receive a confirmation notice in order to attend the class.

Registration Link: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6994778/DWI-Detection-and-Standardized-Field-Sobriety-Testing-Instructor-Refresher-Course-2022-2023

Important Safety Measures

The safety and wellbeing of the training participants, instructors, venue and DCJS staff are of the utmost importance when delivering law enforcement training. All training attendees and instructors will adhere to all health and safety protocol required by the training venue, specific guidelines, if applicable, will be outlined in the training confirmation.