Drug Evaluation Classification Program (DECP/DRE)

DRE Recertification

Drug Recertification
All DREs MUST attend a recertification course prior to their expiration date. A DRE may attend a recertification course six months prior to their expiration date.

See "Requirements" in OPEN status for deadline of required paperwork in Upcoming Events

DRE Recertification – IACP Policy
As specified in the IACP International Standards of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program, all drug recognition experts must be recertified every two years following original certification.

To recertify, a DRE shall demonstrate continuing proficiency by:

Send in a completed registration form. There is NO registration fee for the DRE Recertification course. The program is provided through grant funds from the Texas Department of Transportation and administrated by Sam Houston State University.