/Training

LEL June Webinar: 2019 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization and Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program

Hear the latest updates from NHTSA on the Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization and the If You Feel Different – Drive High Get a DUI campaign followed by a best practice presentation featuring Minnesota’s Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program and NHTSA’s newly released Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Toolkit.  Lt. Don Marose of Minnesota provided an [...]

LEL June Webinar: 2019 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization and Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program2019-06-19T15:57:09-04:00

LEL May Webinar: Raising Vehicle Recall Awareness

Millions of vehicles on the road right now have open safety recalls, which put drivers and their passengers at risk. The challenge for safety advocates is how to get the word out so that the public will begin to make a habit of checking their vehicles for open recalls and then to have them bring [...]

LEL May Webinar: Raising Vehicle Recall Awareness2019-05-20T16:16:17-04:00

LEL April Webinar: The Three Phases of an Impaired Driving Arrest

Impaired driving cases can be difficult to prosecute, but are made easier when the arresting officer follows a concrete investigation process. In this webinar, Michigan Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Ken Stecker elaborates on three specific phases law enforcement officers should move through during an impaired driving investigation: 1) “Vehicle in Motion;” 2) “Personal Contact” with [...]

LEL April Webinar: The Three Phases of an Impaired Driving Arrest2019-04-17T14:57:22-04:00

LEL March Webinar: Click It or Ticket: What’s New in 2019

It is time to get ready for the 2019 Click It or Ticket (CIOT) campaign. Representatives from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) discussed the Border-to-Border enforcement effort, reviewed the agency’s planned media strategy, offered innovative communications tactics that state and local agencies can implement, and previewed new materials developed for the campaign. Florida LEL Supervisor [...]

LEL March Webinar: Click It or Ticket: What’s New in 20192019-03-21T15:06:31-04:00

LEL February Webinar: Disconnecting Drivers from Distraction: U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

This webinar helped attendees get ready for this year's National Distracted Driving Enforcement Mobilization: U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Significant numbers of drivers fail to give the road their full attention when they are behind the wheel, and law enforcement is a critical partner in deterring this dangerous behavior. The National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

LEL February Webinar: Disconnecting Drivers from Distraction: U Drive. U Text. U Pay.2019-03-07T16:09:56-04:00

LEL January Webinar: 50 Ways to Weave Your (Impaired Driving) Report

We started off our 2019 LEL Webinar Series with a prosecutor’s perspective on writing a better impaired driving arrest report. A detailed and well-written report is critical to the successful prosecution of an impaired driving case. In this webinar, Maryland Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor David Daggett provides tips on crafting a report that will help law [...]

LEL January Webinar: 50 Ways to Weave Your (Impaired Driving) Report2019-03-07T16:13:43-04:00

LEL Professional Development Course

March 13-14, 2019 Honolulu, HI April 17-19, 2019 Orlando, FL July 16-18, 2019 Louisville, KY This course provides foundational knowledge critical for Law Enforcement Liaisons to be effective at the state and local level, and to develop/enhance the skills necessary to engage with law enforcement leaders in a meaningful way that can influence action.  The [...]

LEL Professional Development Course2019-03-06T17:22:48-04:00

LEL November Webinar: Creating Positive Change in a Challenging Environment

When the unthinkable happens, how can we harness pain to spur action? David Mills, whose daughter Kailee was killed in a crash in October 2017, has done just that. In this webinar, David shared his family’s life-changing story and discussed how he is working to turn this loss into positive change by founding the Kailee [...]

LEL November Webinar: Creating Positive Change in a Challenging Environment2019-03-07T16:11:43-04:00

LEL October Webinar: Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign: New Impaired Driving Resources & Tools

Our October webinar was hosted in partnership with the Impaired Driving Division and Office of Communications and Consumer Information at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Speakers shared the latest details on the holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization, along with the new drug-impaired driving campaign focus group insights and national television ad. [...]

LEL October Webinar: Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign: New Impaired Driving Resources & Tools2019-03-07T16:26:56-04:00

LEL September Webinar: NHTSA’s Crash Investigations Division: Supporting the Agency and Law Enforcement Through Real-World Crash Data

The value and impact of accurate and complete crash data to identify and address traffic safety issues is well-known. In addition to the collection of fatal crash data, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gathers information from around the country found in thousands of crash reports, randomly selected from law enforcement agencies in areas [...]

LEL September Webinar: NHTSA’s Crash Investigations Division: Supporting the Agency and Law Enforcement Through Real-World Crash Data2019-03-07T17:54:45-04:00

LEL August Webinar: Do You Have Skin in the Game?

The August LEL Webinar helped attendees self-reflect on their investment in traffic safety by asking the question: Do you have skin in the game? Once we believe in the mission of saving, changing, and protecting lives, our job becomes a calling and that calling becomes our passion. To accomplish this we must first open our [...]

LEL August Webinar: Do You Have Skin in the Game?2019-03-07T17:55:45-04:00

LEL July Webinar: Technology Update: What You Need to Know About Mobile Driver Licenses

This webinar provided an update on mobile driver license (mDL) technology, including information on its development, the multiple uses for mDL, and how it will impact law enforcement. Attendees came away from this session with the knowledge and ability to discuss mDL with law enforcement partners as well answer basic mDL questions. Speaker: Brian Ursino, [...]

LEL July Webinar: Technology Update: What You Need to Know About Mobile Driver Licenses2019-03-07T17:57:57-04:00

LEL June Webinar: 2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Campaign and the Road to Zero

The 2018 national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization focuses on stopping drunk drivers through a combination of law enforcement efforts and public awareness. In this webinar, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) updated attendees on ongoing and upcoming law enforcement initiatives and shared its media plan and accompanying materials. The session [...]

LEL June Webinar: 2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Campaign and the Road to Zero2019-03-07T17:59:00-04:00

LEL May Webinar: Surviving the Minefield of Cross Examination

This webinar, cosponsored by the National Law Enforcement Liaison Program and the National Traffic Law Center, provided law enforcement officers and prosecutors with resources to better understand cross examination methods. Focusing on patience, honor, and courage, the session outlined the strategies defense attorneys use when attempting to undermine the competency or credibility of an officer. [...]

LEL May Webinar: Surviving the Minefield of Cross Examination2019-03-07T17:59:57-04:00

LEL April Webinar: What’s New in DRE, SFST & ARIDE? IACP Briefing on 2018 Curricula

The National LEL Program’s April webinar featured a briefing from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) on its new 2018 Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST), and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) curricula. IACP’s Kyle Clark highlighted the features and latest updates to each course, which the National Highway [...]

LEL April Webinar: What’s New in DRE, SFST & ARIDE? IACP Briefing on 2018 Curricula2019-03-07T18:00:58-04:00

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign

This year’s National Click It or Ticket Mobilization enforcement period runs from May 21 until June 3, with paid advertising running from May 14 to June 3. “On the ground” law enforcement efforts are what truly make this mobilization such a success. This webinar helps LELs prepare for the high visibility enforcement and communications period, providing an [...]

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign2019-03-21T15:08:15-04:00

LEL February Webinar: U Drive. U Text. U Pay. – 2018 National Distracted Driving Campaign

Distracted driving continues to be a complex issue for law enforcement to address. In advance of the April 2018 National Distracted Driving Campaign, U Drive. U Text. U Pay., this webinar will provide the audience with key tools to address this behavior, including new and improved resources, training options, enforcement strategies, and action items for the [...]

LEL February Webinar: U Drive. U Text. U Pay. – 2018 National Distracted Driving Campaign2019-03-06T17:22:50-04:00

LEL January Webinar: Officer Safety – The Year in Review

This webinar provided  a close look at officer safety in 2017, examining improvements made and the work that remains. Presenters reviewed law enforcement officer line of duty deaths, concentrating on traffic-related fatalities and outlining strategies for engaging law enforcement in officer safety practices. This is an opportunity for State Highway Safety Offices and LELs to [...]

LEL January Webinar: Officer Safety – The Year in Review2018-01-18T16:20:07-04:00

NLELP December Webinar: DDACTS – Today and Tomorrow

DDACTS (Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety) can be a powerful tool in reducing traffic violations and saving lives. A law enforcement operations model supported by a partnership between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Institute of Justice, DDACTS uses location-based crash, crime, calls for service [...]

NLELP December Webinar: DDACTS – Today and Tomorrow2019-03-06T17:22:50-04:00

NLELP November Webinar: Move Over: Promoting First Responder Safety through Communications

Law enforcement officers and first responders put their lives on the line every time they have to work on the side of a busy roadway. All 50 states have “Move Over” laws to protect law enforcement officers and other first responders, but fewer than three-quarters of the public are aware of these laws. The National [...]

NLELP November Webinar: Move Over: Promoting First Responder Safety through Communications2019-03-06T17:22:51-04:00