Cops in Court

Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


PAAM Traffic Safety Training Program



June 15, 2023

Two Sessions:

8:00am – 12:00pm or 1:00pm – 5:00pm 

via Zoom 

Testifying on an OWI case can be a daunting experience, especially if it’s your first time.  This training aims to help officers prepare for court, whether it’s their first or 20th time.  Topics that will be covered in this half-day training include Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and how to educate a jury about them, how to handle common OWI defense challenges on the stand, and the do’s and don’ts of cross examination.

          Who Should Attend?

Police Officers. Limited to 8 officers per session*. Officers will need to forward one copy of their own OWI report to use during the mock trial portion of the training.

*Prosecutors are welcome to attend the training. The sign-up is for officers only, please email Amy Gronowski at the email below if you are interested in attending.

Event Schedule

8:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST.


There is no fee for this training. Click the following links to register:

After registering you will receive a confirmation email from the registration website. An additional confirmation email will be sent with further information on how to access zoom and other important training information.  If slots are full, please email Amy Gronowski at

After registering, you will be required to forward an OWI police report that you have written.  Please submit this report to Amy Gronowski at AFTER you have registered. You will use the report during the mock trial portion of the training. It is important that you send the report well in advance of the training.  Attendee participation is 100% required.  Please sign up with the attendee’s email.  If you are signing up another officer, please use their email AND communicate to that officer that you have registered them as soon as possible.  It is important that we have direct communication with the attendee.

This training will not be recorded. This training will be registered with MCOLES. This course is approved for 4 hours of credit under PAAM’s recommended CLE Best Practice.


The training handouts, if any, will be made available the day of each training in a google drive link.

          Any Questions?

If you have any questions or need any assistance registering for the training, please feel free to contact Amy Gronowski at or at 517-643-2114.