New York State's Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program

DRE Upcoming Training Classes

DRE School Applications are accepted only for scheduled classes. Applications must be approved by the State Coordinator.  You will be notified if your application has been approved. A link to the appropriate application is provided in the class listing. Currently scheduled classes are listed below.

The following courses are offered through the year. Descriptions include course prerequisites and requirements.

 

 
April 30
& May 1
*** CLASS FULL ****
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
Jamestown Community College, North Training Facility, 10785 Bennett Road, Dunkirk, NY 14048
The training is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See the course description for ARIDE.
 
May 13 & 14 *** CLASS FULL ****
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
Southampton Town Police Department, 110 Old Riverhead Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
The training is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See the course description for ARIDE.
   
  Mandatory Yearly DRE Recertification Training
This training is being held in 3 locations throughout New York State - see listings below
DRE's MUST attend.
See the course description for this year's DRE Recertification Training.
Please contact your Regional Coordinator to schedule. Any other questions, please contact the State Coordinator.
   
May 19 Mandatory Yearly DRE Recertification Training
Genesee County
Location to be determined (will be provided by 4/1/2014) - Genesee County
The training is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See the course description for this year's DRE Recertification Training. All DRE's MUST attend, please contact your Regional Coordinator to schedule.
   
May 20 Mandatory Yearly DRE Recertification Training
Albany County
Location to be determined (will be provided by 4/1/2014) - Albany County
The training is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See the course description for this year's DRE Recertification Training. All DRE's MUST attend, please contact your Regional Coordinator to schedule.
   
May 21 Mandatory Yearly DRE Recertification Training
Nassau County
Location to be determined (will be provided by 4/1/2014) - Nassau County
The training is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See the course description for this year's DRE Recertification Training. All DRE's MUST attend, please contact your Regional Coordinator to schedule.
 
June 9 - 20 Drug Recognition Expert Training (DRE) - Phase 1 & 2
NY State Park Police Academy, 16 Camp Cass Road, Rensselaerville, New York 12147
Students will train, eat and reside at the Academy during each week. Students who successfully complete Phase 1 will be sent to Phoenix, AZ for Phase 2 in August 2014 (either 8/10 - 8/16 or 8/17 - 8/23) for Field Certification Training.
See course the description and requirements to participate in DRE Training.
The DRE School application must be received by April 1, 2014.
Any questions or for more information, please contact the State Coordinator.

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