Wed, May 26 | 3500 Happy Hollow Ln


FREE TRAINING Training for all correctional officers and staff on recognizing current drug trends, etc.
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Time & Location

May 26, 8:00 AM – May 27, 5:00 PM
3500 Happy Hollow Ln, 3500 Happy Hollow Ln, Fultondale, AL 35068, USA

About the Event


This tuition-free 16-hour Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training class is designed to educate correctional officers at the county, state, and federal levels, and jail nurses and will provide pertinent information on recognizing current drug trends, clandestine clothing, paraphernalia, concealment methods, symbols of the drug world and recognizing the variety of ways contraband is smuggled or mailed to correctional facilities. One of the key factors in keeping both staff and inmates safe is recognizing substance abuse, overdose signs and symptoms and being able to distinguishing between a possible medical conditions which can mimic drug use. The course will give a broad overview and break down the human body and how each of the 11 major systems are affected by the use of substances. Whether it is a Huber inmate returning from work, bookings or sentenced inmates drug use is prevalent. The key to officer and inmate safety is recognizing drug use and properly documenting those observations.

Course topics include:

• Booking procedures and medical screenings

• Signs and symptoms of drug use

• Paraphernalia, clothing, and tattoos

• Common substances unknowingly provided to inmates

• Drug categories

• K-9 deployment

• Physiology

• Report writing

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