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15 Officers, Troopers Finish Drug Training


Last updated 11/6/2019 at 3:48pm

Fifteen new Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) graduated on Oct. 31 from a training program that provides law enforcement agencies additional capacity to identify and arrest drivers under the influence of drugs, including cannabis. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) administers the training, which included officers from 14 agencies throughout the state.

The Halloween DUI enforcement period ran Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 and included 90 law enforcement agencies across the state. Drivers impaired by alcohol, cannabis or other drugs can be arrested. Last year almost 400 drivers were arre...

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