In today’s episode Jake Minick talks with Anthony Palacios of Impaired Driving Specialists LLC. Anthony is a former Drug Recognition Expert Instructor and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor. While in law enforcement, Anthony trained approximately 3,000 law enforcement officers in the detection of drivers under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Since forming IDS Consulting in 2008, Anthony has consulted in over 2,000 impaired driving related criminal and civil cases in 40 different states.
Understand the background and development of validation of SFSTs, particularly as they relate to HGN
Learn which drug categories HGN can be utilized to identify the presence of an impairing substance
Gain insight into the mechanics of HGN and where officers make common mistakes when conducting HGN
Uncover the real data in Dr. Marcelline Burn’s research documented in The Robustness of the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test and the actual findings of this study