Do I Need a DRE? - Webinar

Start Time/Date: 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 13, 2020
End Time/Date: 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 13, 2020
ADDRESS: Live Online Webinar
Presentation Via Zoom

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The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia invites prosecutors and law enforcement to attend the Do I Need a DRE? Webinar on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am. It offers 1 CLE and/or POST hour. 

Description of this Training:

This webinar will discuss the role of the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), other possible uses of a DRE, and more importantly guide officers and prosecutors when a DRE is needed. During this 1-hour webinar the DRE's 12-step evaluation process will also be discussed, explaining 
the evaluation steps and what a DRE is looking for and recording. 

Presenting on this topic will be Mr. Michael Blute, State DRE Coordinator at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

CLE, POST, & Advocate

CLE: Please note the CLE credit will fall under the in-house/self-study rule. The rule has a six hour maximum on CLE credits (increased to 12 for 2019). A webinar falls in the same category as a video review. The supreme Court of Georgia allowed ALL 2019 CLE hours to be completed by approved in-house or distance learning seminars. The deadline for this is April 30, 2020. If you are requesting CLE hours, there is a $4 charge. Please mail the CLE form and the check to PAC. A copy of the CLE form will be provided in your email confirmation.

POST: We are excited to now offer POST credit through webinars! In order to receive POST credit for this webinar, you must listen to the webinar live not review the recorded version. We are asked to take attendance at the start and the end of the session to show who is on the call. You must sign in with your first and last name to receive credit and be present for the entire webinar. At the end of the webinar, please email the form to A copy of the POST form will be provided in your email confirmation. 

Advocate: Unfortunately this topic does not apply to victim services, therefore no credit is available. We will not be able to issue a certificate. You are welcome to attend, but you will not receive credit.