DRE Resources and Web Site Directory

Many types of resources are available, one of which is the Internet with its numerous Web sites. The following lists some sites as well as links to other documents that may prove to be valuable in your search for information on the use of alcohol and drugs. This list is not all-inclusive, nor are these Web sites officially endorsed by the IACP. If you discover other Web sites you think would be informative for this site's users, please e-mail that information to Brandon Gardner at gardner@theiacp.org.

"Identifying Types of Drug Intoxication: Laboratory Evaluation of a Subject-Examination Procedure. In this Johns Hopkins University study, DRE training was validated through both laboratory and field studies.

"An Evaluation of Pupil Size Standards Used By Police Officers for Detecting Drug Impairment", Richman, et al

"Drugs and Human Performance Fact Sheets (Revised 2014)" by NHTSA

Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis: An Analysis drawn from the 2004 Canadian Addiction Survey
Using data from the Canadian Addiction Survey, this paper provides contemporary evidence of the prevalence of driving after using cannabis in Canada and describes the characteristics of those who engage in the behavior.

Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Abuse Medicine
An DEA resource for parents, this publication is designed to help the reader understand and identify the current medications that teens are abusing. It is not all-inclusive; every dosage unit or generic form of the medications cannot be listed due to space constraints and the frequent introduction of new drugs, but additional resources are provided at the end.

Law enforcement and khat: An analysis of current issues
This document, published by the National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund of the Commonwealth of Australia, provides pertinent information the drug, such as legal approaches and regulations, health concerns, cultural attitudes and effects on driving.

"Perspectives in Drug Discovery #15: Central Nervous System Depressants" by Alan Wayne Jones, PhD, DSc., published in The TIAFT Bulletin October 2014.

"Drug-related emergency department visits involving synthetic cannabinoids" published in The CBHSQ Report from SAMHSA, October 16, 2014.

"Screening for Risk and Needs Using the Impaired Driving Assessment" Under a cooperative agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) prepared this report on their development of a screening tool, Impaired Driving Assessment (IDA) to identify a DWI offender's risk of engaging in future conduct of impaired driving, and to help determine the most effective community supervision that will reduce such risk.

Drug Category References

Alcohol / Drugs

Addiction Technology Transfer Center

Alcohol Policy Information System

American Council for Drug Education

Cesar Fax Cesar

DRE Policy - Oregon

Drug Abuse and Substance Abuse Information Partnership For a Drugfree America - The Partnership for a Drug Free America

Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Testament, Prevention at SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse


DUI Policy - Phoenix, AZ PD

MADD Online

Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

National Association of Drug Divergence Investigators

National Commission Against Drunk Driving

Stop Drunk Driving (sponsored and maintained by the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc)

Substance Abuse Policy Research Program

The Effects of Prescription Drugs Abuse Are Painfully Obvious

The National Center On Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

The Great American Chemical Chase

Federal Government

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

DEA - Drug Enforcement Administration

DEA Programs - Forensic Science

DOJ - US Department of Justice Home Page

Domestic Per Diem Rates

Drug Abuse Warning Network

Drugs and Crime Facts

Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)

National Center for Statistics

National Drug Threat Assessment 2004

National Drug Intelligence Center

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Law Enforcement Liaison Program

NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Services

Office of National Drug Control Policy

SENTRY: Operated by the U.S. DOJ's National Drug Intelligence Center in coordination with the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Through the SENTRY Web site, authorized users provide information on a new or unusual synthetic drug-related activity via an electronic submission form.

Substance & Mental Health Service Administration

U.S. Department of Justice Service

USDOT Public Affairs

U.S. Senators

U.S. House of Representatives

White House

Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace


American Optometric Association

American Pain Foundation

Drug Information by RxList

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Organizations Other Than Federal Government

American Automobile Association (AAA)

Governors Highway Safety Association

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

IACP Magazine - View Articles

Join Together

Monitoring the Future (Use of Drugs by Adolescents)

National District Attorneys Association

National Narcotic Officers Association

National Law Enforcement Memorial

National Safety Council

National Sobriety Testing Resource Center: This site provides a comprehensive source of information regarding standardized field sobriety testing, training and certification for authorized and active law enforcement practitioners and instructors. The NSTRC also provides access to the SFST Training Management System, a voluntary, state-oriented practitioner and trainer database.

National Training & Technical Assistance Center for Drug Prevention & School Safety Program

National Traffic Law Center

Project GHB

SafetyLit Injury Research and Prevention Literature

Society of Forensic Toxicologist

State & Local Government on the Net

The City of Phoenix Prosecutors Office

Other Information

Concerns of Police Survivors

DRE Data Tracking

DRE List Serve