Native Village of Eyak

10,000 years in our homeland

Drug Identification and Recognition to Support Tribal Justice

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About the Training

Join us Tuesday, October 11 for this NO FEE hands-on drug identifi- cation and recognition training, designed to help professionals remain current on the most abused drugs in Native and local communities.

Day 2, Wednesday, October 12, we will take a deeper dive to address specific community concerns and explore investigative techniques and strategies.

You will:

  • Learn how to recognize drug influence through a systematic approach using the 7-step drug recognition process.
  • Develop the skills necessary to recognize the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissocia- tive anesthetics.
  • Gather solutions for current issues in your community What will you gain?

    Upon completion of the training, you will be able to:

    • Explain drug abuse and recognition systems.
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of an individual under the influence.
    • Understand the physiology of drug abuse and the impact of various drug combinations.
    • Recognize current drug trends.
    • Understand legal considerations related to drug investigations.

Is this training right for you?

Professionals affiliated with tribal justice systems including court staff, law enforcement, tribal probation, tribal leaders, social services, and any professional who needs to remain current on the most abused drugs in Native and local communities are encouraged to attend Day 1. Day 2 is for law enforcement only.

Registration Fee

There is NO FEE to attend this training; however, pre-registration is preferred.

Training Dates, Times and Location

Training is scheduled October 11 from 8 am—5 pm; October 12 from 12 pm—4 pm.

Training will be held at:

Cordova Community Center

601 1st Street Cordova, AK 99574

How To Register

To register for one or both days, visit the links below and submit the completed form(s).

Bureau of Justice Assistance U.S. Department of Justice

This project was supported by Grant No. 2013-AC-BX-K001 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

October 11−12, 2016 | Cordova, AK

National Criminal Justice Training Center

(855) 866-2582 | | |

Day 1 Day 2

Contact Us

If you experience technical difficulties during the registration process or have questions, contact us at (855) 866-2582 or email

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