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Enforcement Grant Programs

TZD Enforcement Grant Program 

The Toward Zero Deaths Enforcement grant program provides federal funds to law enforcement agencies to conduct enhanced traffic enforcement. The following forms can be downloaded at any time during the grant cycle. Questions? Contact Shannon Swanson (651) 201-7063.
 
 

2017 TZD Enforcement Grants

In addition to the State Patrol, 54 law enforcement grants involving 298 agencies were awarded grants for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2016.

 2017 Documents

Training Requirements:

Every officer working OTS grant-funded shifts must be trained in the following:

 

Course
Length
Type
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
  • 16 POST credits
16 hours
classroom
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) (replaced DTID on Oct. 1, 2015) or Drugs That Impair Driving (DTID)
  • 14 POST credits – ARIDE
  • 9 POST credits - DTID
14 hours - ARIDE
classroom
Occupant Protection Usage and Enforcement (OPUE)
  • 3 POST credits
3 hours
online

 

Drugs That Impair Driving (DTID) was replaced by the classroom ARIDE on October 1, 2015. If an officer has taken DTID at any time in their career, the online ARIDE course is all that is required as a refresher within five years of the DTID date. Officers are not required to take a classroom ARIDE course if they have taken DTID.
 
All training courses are required to be refreshed within five years of their original training date and every subsequent five years after that.

 

Course
Length
Type
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)-DWI Update 
  • 4 POST credits
4 hours
classroom
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
  • 6 POST credits
6 hours
online
Occupant Protection Usage and Enforcement (OPUE)
  • 3 POST credits
3 hours
online
 

 

If you have any training questions for your officers, contact:
Shannon Swanson Grabow, OTS Enforcement Coordinator
651-201-7063

 

ARIDE Online - 6 POST credits

This course will instruct officers on the difference between alcohol and drug impaired drivers; how they are detected and what can be expected. Officers will learn the observable signs of seven major drug categories, medical conditions that mimic drug influence, and what they will see when they encounter drivers under the influence of specific drugs.  This course may be used as ARIDE refresher.

 
 
To host a course, contact:
Lt. Don Marose, SFST-DRE Coordinator
651-297-7132

 
Occupant Protection Usage & Enforcement (OPUE) - 3 POST credits

This three-hour OPUE online training will address seat belt, child restraint and air bag history and development. Officers will learn the engineering designs that make these safety devices an important part of motor vehicles. Officers will be guided through the specifics about these safety devices and how they are protected both when they are occupants as well as when they respond to crashes. Officers will discuss enforcement techniques and requirements.