New York State Police

Alcohol Related Programs

These programs cover several important topics which help ensure the success of law enforcement efforts targeting motorists who are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). The 80-hour program includes training in:

All Basic School recruits are required to pass a written and practical proficiency test to be certified as Breath Test Operators by the New York State Department of Health. Periodic in-service training and testing continues for all patrol troopers throughout their careers to ensure breath test operator proficiency and Health Department certification.