will be presenting a series of mini conferences in coordination
with the PA DUI Association and PENNDOT.
is no registration fee. The conferences are open to law enforcement
personnel, probation officers, CRN Evaluators, DUI and UAD Instructors
and other interested individuals.
conferences begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. Registration
is based on a first come, first served basis.
this year are Handling the Juvenile DUI Offender, Underage
Drinking/Fraudulent ID Enforcement, DUI Case Law
and SFST Refresher.
to May 1, 2018
County Police Academy
to 20, 2018
the Juvenile DUI Offender - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm - AL-261
This course is designed to address the issues of DUI operation of
motor vehicles by juveniles, as well as those under 21 years of
age. Recommended procedures are given for each step necessary to
investigate, arrest and prosecute these subjects.
as they apply to the juvenile/underage DUI offender
- Negotiating the Juvenile justice system
- Juvenile DUI related case law
Drinking/Fraudulent ID Enforcement - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This course is designed to address the issues of underage consumption
of alcohol and prevalence of fraudulent ID’s. Recommended
procedures are given for each step necessary to arrest and prosecute
the underage drinker and how to investigate and charge those who
furnish the underage drinker. Applicants for this course must be
law enforcement officers.
- Identifying Fraudulent ID's
- PA Liquor Code Violations
- Furnishing Related Search Warrants
- Custody Issues
- Applicable Case Law
Case Law - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm - AL-263
Case law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as that written
by Federal courts, affects everyone - especially the daily operations
of law enforcement agencies. Case law becomes a benchmark upon which
all later courtroom decisions are based, and is constantly changing.
This workshop is designed to present, interpret and discuss current
constitutional issues related to traffic, and alcohol-related enforcement
activities. This course is continuously updated.
Refresher - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm - AL-231
This half-day course is designed to provide approved Standardized
Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Practitioners with current knowledge
as it relates to the legal aspects of SFST, performance and procedures.
This course will enhance the ability of the practitioner to apply
and testify about Vertical Gaze Nystagmus, Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus,
Walk and Turn and One Leg Stand tests. Applicants for this course
must be approved Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioners.
The course curriculum
includes the following:
of Vehicle in Motion Phase
- Review of Personal Contact Phase
- Review and Update of Psychophysical Testing Phase
- Updates of Case Law and Testifying Requirements of Practitioners
- Current Use of SFST Results for DUI-Drug Enforcement
Tom Winters, ILEE, Curriculum Development Coordinator
Mr. Winters is a retired 27 year law enforcement officer.
Mr. Winters was also a member of the USAR 402nd MP BN for 12 years.
During his police career Mr. Winters arrested over 400 drunk drivers,
was the County Sobriety Checkpoint Coordinator, worked with the
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Narcotics Investigations
on numerous undercover drug cases, and oversaw the underage drinking
enforcement efforts. Mr. Winters utilized a Voice Stress Analysis
device, and is an Accident Reconstruction expert. In 1992, Mr. Winters
received a lifesaving award from his police department. for administering
lifesaving medical care to a victim who interrupted a burglar, in
which the victim received severe wounds. Mr. Winters was nationally
recognized in 2006 as Law Enforcement Officer of the year by the
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention for his work
in Underage Drinking Enforcement efforts. Mr. Winters has also given
expert testimony in DUI Homicide by Vehicle cases.
Mr. Winters has taught with the Institute for law Enforcement Education
for over 25 years, instructing law enforcement personnel across
the state of Pennsylvania in topics such as Breath Testing, SFST
Practitioner, SFST Instructor, Enforcement of Pennsylvania Vehicle
Inspection Regulations, Case Law, Drug Interdiction, Sobriety Checkpoints,
Narcotics Field Testing, as well as many other topics.