Methamphetamine Awareness, Identification, and Safety for First Responders National ONLINE
COURSE FEE: Free
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The rapid spread of methamphetamine throughout the country, the covert nature of drug laboratories, and the hazardous chemicals involved pose unique challenges for law enforcement officials. This course will enable officers to recognize clandestine labs and their components as well as the hazards posed by methamphetamine use and production.
This 7-hour online course provides basic methamphetamine awareness and safety education for front-line officers and first responders who may come in contact with clandestine laboratories. Participants learn to recognize precursors, equipment, and supplies used in the manufacture of methamphetamine and gain an understanding of the unique hazards of clandestine laboratories and receive critical information that will reduce their chances of injury.
This course is a "how to" for first responding officers on:
• Identifying and properly responding to clandestine drug labs
• Determining methamphetamine production methods
• Recognizing chemicals, equipment, and supplies used to make methamphetamine
• Understanding how methamphetamine affects the body and behavior of the user
• Avoiding hazards associated with methamphetamine production and chemical exposure.
Methamphetamine Awareness, Identification, and Safety for First Responders Online includes numerous photographs depicting actual methamphetamine laboratories, audio narration by experienced law enforcement officers, and graphics designed to make key information easy to comprehend and recall. Please note: This course was originally developed for Arkansas law enforcement officers so references to Arkansas are still included in the course content. This course was originally developed for Arkansas law enforcement officers so references to Arkansas are still included in the course content.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement: This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).
April 10-16, 2018
Registration ends 12pm (noon) April 9, 2018
May 8-14, 2018
Registration ends 12pm (noon) May 7, 2018
This project was supported by Grant # 2010CKWX0381 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.