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FPD DRE Unit Teaches So Cal Officers on DUI Drugs

The Fullerton Police Department is a proud leader in Driving Under the Influence Enforcement and Education through the Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Program, the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Program, and the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program.

The Fullerton Police Department is in good company with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Los Angeles Police Department as one of only three law enforcement agencies in the State of Califo...rnia that are POST certified to put on Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) schools.

Fifty-six students just completed our latest, two-week intensive course. We are honored that the following agencies have placed their trust in the Fullerton Police Department's DRE Unit to train their officers with the skills needed make their respective jurisdictions safer:

CA State Parks, City of Chino Police Department, Costa Mesa Police Department, El Centro Police Department, City of Fontana Police Department, Garden Grove Police Department, Hawthorne PD, Huntington Beach Police Department, Irvine Police Department, La Habra Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Department, CA, Ontario Police Department, City of Pasadena Police Department, Riverside Police Department, San Gabriel Police Department ,Santa Ana Police Department and the Tustin Police Department.

We are also happy to announce to Officer Brodeur from the Garden Grove Police Department was awarded the annual Jeff Tobin Award for Excellence. This award is named in honor of Anaheim Police Department Detective Jeff Tobin, a legend in the DRE world. The recipient of this award is selected by the Fullerton PD DRE Unit and must display excellence and commitment to the DRE program from Day 1. Congratulations Officer Brodeur!

For more information of Fullerton PD’s DRE Program visit http://www.fullertonpd.org/team/units/drug_recognition_expert_dre_unit.asp