The following training resources are available for stakeholders in Montana’s criminal justice system. These trainings promote best practice and consistency in identification, arrest, prosecution, and sentencing of traffic safety violators. Several trainings are available by request only. Additional specialized training opportunities for the judiciary are available at www.mdt.mt.gov/jol.
Courses available upon request
The TSRP program is being re-organized. Please watch for updates. For additional information please contact Kevin Dusko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal / legislative update
This 2-hour training provides an update on the latest case rulings and legislation that affect Montana’s law enforcement and prosecution.
DUI search warrants
Learn about how other jurisdictions have successfully implemented telephonic search warrants for blood evidence in DUI cases, as allowed by § 61-8-402 (5), MCA following the passage of Senate Bill 42 by the 2011 Legislature.
Minimum course length is 1 hour but can be longer to allow for discussion and planning.
Ongoing – NO-COST distance learning opportunities
The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) offers NO-COST distance learning opportunities featuring courses that present best practices and strategies for reducing underage drinking.
These web-based, on-line courses are designed to provide basic information to the participant and serve as a foundation for on-site training provided by the UDETC. Participants can receive a certificate upon completion of one of these courses.
Free online courses include: