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 Ernie Floegel at firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
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.
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.