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Thu, Apr 21




The key to officer and inmate safety is recognizing drug use and properly documenting those observations.

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Time & Location

Apr 21, 2022, 8:00 AM – Apr 22, 2022, 5:00 PM

Fultondale, 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

 April 21 - 22, 2022 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Hosted by the  Jefferson County  Sheriff’s Training  Center **NO COST** Tuition Free 

 Instructor Joe Keil is retired from the patrol division as a K9  handler for the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department,  Wisconsin and holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from  Mount Scenario College. Deputy Keil has been a law  enforcement officer for 27 years and specializes in criminal  patrol having seized over $1,000,000 in cash, controlled  substances, and vehicle seizures from various cases. He has  received extensive training through the Drug Evaluation and  Classification Program Sponsored by the National Highway  Traffic Safety Administration certifying him as a Drug  Recognition Expert and is also certified as a Drug Recognition  Expert Instructor. He was an instructor for the DRE  Certification program at the Maricopa County Jail in Phoenix  and has taught at the Wisconsin Jail Officers annual conference  for several years. Deputy Keil developed this class specifically  to address the needs of corrections officers. Deputy Keil has  written numerous newspaper and magazine articles on drug  related issues including drug tends, physiology of the human  body and substance abuse, K9s and their usage during traffic  stops. Deputy Keil is also a published author of “When Just Say  No Doesn’t Work”, and “Operation R.U.S.H.” He has trained  thousands of law enforcement officers across the United States  and has been a keynote speaker at numerous conferences. 

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 Location: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Training Center,  3500 Happy Hollow Lane, Fultondale, AL 35068 

Contact: Tommie Black,, 205-849-5246

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