February 10, 2020

2020 ARIDE Training for Police

Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) is scheduled throughout Kentucky for police.

The training is sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police (KACP). 

Registration: There is NO registration fee for the ARIDE course.
The program is provided through grant funds from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety. ARIDE is KLEC certified for 16 hours credit. To register, email Rob Richardson

To register, email Rob Richardson.  Please contact Rob Richardson with questions at 502-229-8302.
Information Needed: Officer Name, Agency and Email. 
All courses are KLEC approved: ARIDE = 16 hour:  DRE = 72 hours

The Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) program was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with input from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) and the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police.  ARIDE was created to address the gap in training between the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and the Drug Evaluation and Classification (DEC/DRE) Program 

The ARIDE program is intended to bridge the gap between programs.   ARIDE is a 16-hour course and includes: 

  • Introduction and Overview of Drugs and Highway Safety
  • SFST Update, Review and Proficiency Exam
  • Observations of Eyes and other Sobriety Tests to Detect Alcohol and Drug Impairment 
  • Seven Drug Categories
  • Effects of Drug Combinations
  • Pre-and Post-Arrest Procedures

Requirements:  All participants must be SFST proficients and must pass an SFST Proficiency and Course Assessment

    Dates and Locations 
    February 19-20, Ashland, KY- Ashland PD Training Room 
    March 25-26, Owensboro, KY- Owensboro PD Community Room - Class full
    April 22-23, London, KY- London Community Center- Class full
    May 27-28, Pikeville, KY- Hilton Garden Inn
    June 24-25, Frankfort, KY- KSP Academy - Class full
    July 1-2, Frankfort, KY- KSP Academy - Class full
    July 22-23, Frankfort, KY- KSP Academy - Class full 
    August- no courses
    September 2-3, Paducah, KY- Paducah PD Training Room
    October 5-16, Frankfort, KY- KSP Academy DRE School
    October 27-November 2- Jacksonville, FL- DRE Field Certifications
    December 2-3, Florence, KY- Florence Training Center