The Maine Public Safety Training Institute is at the forefront of cannabis impairment detection training, leading the way in revolutionizing law enforcement's approach to combat drug-impaired driving.
As pioneers in law enforcement training, we take immense pride in introducing innovative programs that address the evolving needs of our communities. Our journey began with the establishment of Maine's Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Technician program, which became the first court-recognized and Maine Municipal Insurance approved program in the state. This groundbreaking initiative aimed to assist law enforcement in obtaining forensic evidence for impaired driver cases, ensuring a more effective and just legal process.
With the legalization of cannabis in Maine, we recognized the urgent necessity for law enforcement officers to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to detect and address cannabis impairment. Hence, our "Green Lab" Cannabis and Alcohol Detection Training Program was born. Since its inception in 2017, our pioneering program has revolutionized the training experience for law enforcement officers, providing them with invaluable practical knowledge through the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) on cannabis-dosed volunteers.
By conducting SFST on dosed volunteers, our officers gain a comprehensive understanding of the signs, symptoms, and behaviors associated with impairment. This enables them to make informed decisions during field operations and investigations, ensuring the safety of our communities and the effectiveness of law enforcement efforts.
Our "Green Lab" Cannabis and Alcohol Detection Training Program is designed to equip law enforcement officers with the necessary expertise to detect and address cannabis impairment accurately. Through our hands-on training approach, officers develop the skills to identify impaired drivers, perform accurate sobriety tests, and effectively document their observations for legal proceedings.
At the Maine Public Safety Training Institute, we understand the importance of staying ahead of the curve in law enforcement training. That's why our "Green Lab" program is continuously updated to reflect the latest research, developments, and regulatory changes in the cannabis industry. We are dedicated to providing law enforcement officers with the most current and effective tools to combat drug-impaired driving and ensure public safety.
Join us in our mission to make our roads safer and communities more secure. Enroll in our "Green Lab" Cannabis and Alcohol Detection Training Program today and become part of the pioneering force shaping law enforcement's approach to combating cannabis impairment. Contact us now to learn more about our program and schedule your training session.
Cannabis/ Alcohol Impairment
This training program is specifically designed to equip law enforcement officers with the necessary skills to differentiate between the signs and symptoms of impairment caused by cannabis, alcohol, or a combination of both.
Through our immersive mixed "Green Lab" experience, officers will have the opportunity to observe, evaluate, and practice field sobriety techniques on individuals who have consumed cannabis, alcohol, or both, providing them with firsthand knowledge essential for effectively building strong cases for court proceedings
Cannabis Impairment Detection
This training is designed provide law enforcement officials and prosecutors with a comprehensive understanding of the signs and symptoms of cannabis impairment.
Our interactive "Green Lab" training program offers officers a hands-on experience, allowing them to directly observe, evaluate, and practice field sobriety techniques on our dosed volunteers who have consumed cannabis. This practical approach provides officers with valuable firsthand knowledge and skills to effectively identify and respond to instances of cannabis impairment in real-world scenarios.
Police officers, sheriff’s deputies and game wardens, largely from Maine, were put to the test at a remote modern building that houses the offices of the nongovernmental, private, for-profit Maine Public Safety Training Institute near the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport.
“They’re learning how to detect, investigate and document impairment,” institute Executive Director Andrea Thompson said.
Green Lab :Cannabis Impairment Detection Training
National Recognition and NDAA Publication
The groundbreaking nature of the "Green Lab" Cannabis Impairment Detection training program has not gone unnoticed. The National District Attorney Association (NDAA), a prestigious organization dedicated to advancing justice, has taken note of the Maine Public Safety Training Institues innovative approach and its potential to set national public safety standards.