Drug Recognition Expert Section (DRE)
The Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section provides a unique opportunity for those professionals associated with drug recognition to share common management, training, administrative and practicing concerns.
Membership in the Drug Recognition Expert Section is open to all active and associate members of the IACP in good standing who are either certified DREs or other qualified individuals who have a professional interest in the Drug Evaluation and Classification (DEC) Program or procedures. Voting rights are limited to DRE Section members who are either certified DREs or "who have a direct responsibility for the management and/or coordination of a DEC Program."
For more information, contact Kyle Clark, staff liaison.
IACP Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving (DAID)
This conference provides certified drug recognition experts, prosecutors, traffic safety professionals, with a forum in which to share information, countermeasures, and best practices for reducing...
The DRE Section Community is an online community dedicated exclusively for the needs of the DRE Section membership. It is a one-stop-shop for the information you are looking for related to the DRE Section, its activities, discussions, and resources. We invite you to use the DRE Section Community to connect with fellow section members who are also interested in the efforts of traffic safety and the mission of the DRE Section. Keep up on DRE news and events, share insights, and more.
As a DRE Section member, you will have access to resources in the Resource Library which will be created and shared by fellow DRE Section members. Use the community to learn from the experiences and expertise of others in the section. Get feedback and answers to questions you may have via discussion boards and provide your own feedback and expertise to help others resolve challenges and improve their skills as a DRE or DRE related professional. The DRE Section Community is just one more benefit of being a member of the DRE Section. This is one of many membership benefits available to DRE Section members. Not a member? Sign up today here.
DRE Section Meetings
The next DRE Section meeting will be held April 7, 2022 at 2PM (Eastern time zone) in a virtual format.
The agenda will be made available in the DRE Section Community prior to this meeting.
Additional information to access the meeting will distributed closer to the meeting date.
Join the DRE Section
Membership in the section is open to all active and associate members of the IACP in good standing who are either certified DREs and other qualified individuals who have a professional interest in the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program or procedures.
The Drug Evaluation and Classification Program
The DRE Section prepares an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of the International Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP). The information included in this report reflects the overview and activities of the DEC programs nationwide for the specific calendar year.