• 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Criminal Justice Institute is now accepting applications for this course. Potential candidates will need to complete an application packet and return it by the deadline of July 3, 2023. This certification course will be 40 classroom hours. The Candidate trains and certifies to become an instructor of the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program. This course certifies the candidate to teach Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Refresher, and Standardized Field Sobriety Instructor Development Courses.


This course will be held at the Criminal Justice Institute, 26 Corporate Hill Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205 on July 10-14, 2023 (8 am through 5 pm or possibly later). Lodging will be provided by CJI and all meals and travel expenses will be reimbursed for those traveling more than 50 miles away. For more information please contact Harold Edmonson at 501-570-8035 or hgedmonson@cji.edu.


Candidates must have the following:

  • Effected at least 25 DWI arrests in the past four years where you administered the SFSTs
  • Current Instructor Development Certification

Documents to download and return by deadline will include:

  1. SFST Instructor Application
  2. SFST Instructor Commitment Pledge
  3. Letters of recommendation
  4. SFST Instructor Application checklist

Please download the required documents, follow the directions, and submit the forms to Harold Edmonson at hgedmonson@cji.edu or mail them to: CJI Attn: Harold Edmonson, 26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205. Please remember, if you mail the packet, to send it before the deadline of July 3, 2023. Incomplete applications and those post-marked after July 3, 2023 will not be accepted.