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MACPO Regional Training

  • Friday, April 05, 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Department of Corrections, Central Office - 1450 Energy Park Drive St. Paul, MN 55108 - Itasca Room


  • FREE for MACPO Members

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MACPO Regional Training Opportunity

When:  Friday, April 5th, 2013 from 8:30AM – 4:00PM

Where: DOC Central Office, Itasca Room (Lower Level)

 Cost: FREE if you are a MACPO member, $40 for a non-member includes MACPO membership.  All those wishing to register, sign up online at www.macpo.net. If you are not a current member, please pay by check/county voucher at the time of registration or day of the training.


8:30-9AM: Registration/Check-in

9AM-12PM: Lieutenant Don Marose, Minnesota State Patrol: Signs and Symptoms of Drug and Alcohol Influence

Don Marose has been a member of the Minnesota State Patrol since August 1988. He is currently assigned as the State Patrol’s Impaired Driving Specialist and Coordinator of Minnesota’s Drug Evaluation and Classification Program. Don directs and coordinates all of the impaired driving training for 10,000+ law enforcement officers in Minnesota. He is responsible for the training, certification, and continuing education of Minnesota’s 140 Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) and is one of 40 State Coordinators affirmed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

Don had specialized training in narcotics investigations, roadside sobriety testing, infrared breath alcohol testing, and drug evaluation and classification (signs and symptoms of drug impairment). He is a nationally certified instructor in roadside sobriety testing, signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug impairment, and Drug Evaluation and Classification. Don has represented the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) at training sessions in a number of states and Canada. Don actively instructs city, county, state and federal officers as well as the public in signs of alcohol and drug impairment.

12-1PM: Lunch (on your own)

1-2PM: Joel Torkelson, Health Promotion Coordinator-Wright County Public Health: Welcome to the World of a Guy Who Doesn’t Drink Energy Drinks

What was once a taboo product sold at few businesses is now a mainstream and powerful industry with energy drinks available everywhere. They claim many things, which are unproven. They can pose health concerns for some, but what most people remember about energy drinks are their catchy slogans, flashy clothing and antics displayed on all forms of media. In recent months, a variety of studies have been published with interesting information on Energy Drinks. All this and more will be discussed in this session on Energy Drinks.

2-4PM: Jay Jaffee, Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Coordinator-Minnesota Department of Health: Preventing Alcohol and Marijuana Use/Abuse

Alcohol and marijuana are the two primary drugs of choice among youth and adults in Minnesota as well as in the nation. This presentation will address these two substances including: who is using them, how they are used, how they affect users and what can be done to prevent use and abuse.

Jay Jaffee has been the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Coordinator at the Minnesota Department of Health for 18 years. Previously he worked for 15 years in the substance abuse prevention field in schools and communities and worked and volunteered at a treatment program for two years before that.

Please contact Rachel Miller at rachel.miller@co.isanti.mn.us or 763-689-8326 with questions.

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