NCDD Sessions and Seminars

NHTSA SFST Student Course III

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


February 06, 2020 - February 08, 2020

NCDD is proud to offer the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course, February 6-8, 2020 in sunny San Diego, CA. This three day, intensive hands-on course will teach the student using the same curriculum as law enforcement. The instructor is nationally renowned DRE/SFST Expert Anthony Palacios.

Anthony is a former Impaired Driving Staff Instructor for the Georgia Police Academy and has trained over 4,000 police officers, prosecutors, judges, and defense attorneys in the NHTSA training curriculum. If you have not yet taken a NHTSA SFST Student Course, you are at a distinct disadvantage in the courtroom. Equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to win your next case.

The course will be held at the Best Western Island Palms Hotel & Marina. Our room rate is $125/night. You can make your hotel reservations by calling the hotel directly 619-222-0561. Be sure to mention that you are with the NCDD to take advantage of our discounted room rate.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

9:00am - 9:30amIntroduction to DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingAnthony Palacios
9:30am - 12:00pmConcepts & Principals of Standardized Field Sobriety Training
12:00pm - 1:00pmLunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 2:30pmConcepts & Principals of Standardized Field Sobriety Training
2:30pm – 3:30pmDry Run – Practice Session
3:30pm - 5:00pmAlcohol Workshop PracticalAnthony Palacios, Don Ramsell, Virginia Landry

Friday, February 7, 2020

9:00am - 10:00amDetection & General DeterrenceAnthony Palacios
10:00am - 11:00pmOverview of Detection, Notetaking & Testimony
11:00am – 12:00pmVehicle In Motion
12:00pm - 1:00pmLunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 2:30pmPersonal Contact & Pre-Arrest Screening
2:30pm - 3:30pmLegal Environment
3:30pm - 5:00pmSFST Proficiency TestingAnthony Palacios, Don Ramsell, Virginia Landry
5:00pm - 6:00pmDinner (on your own)
6:00pm - 7:00pmReviewAnthony Palacios
7:00pm - 10:00pmAlcohol Workshop/PracticalAnthony Palacios, Don Ramsell, Virginia Landry

Saturday, February 8, 2020

9:00am – 11:00amProcessing the Arrested Subject, Report Writing, & Preparation for TrialAnthony Palacios
11:00am – 12:00pmTrial Techniques in a DUI CaseVirginia Landry
1:00pm - 2:00pmFinal Test/ GraduationAnthony Palacios, Don Ramsell, Virginia Landry


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