Fri, Jun 25 | La Grande

Tall Cop: High in Plain Sight - Substance Use & Impaired Driving Trends

This Tall Cop session will educate attendees on how to identify current substance use trends including the possible impaired driver.
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Tall Cop: High in Plain Sight - Substance Use & Impaired Driving Trends

Time & Location

Jun 25, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
La Grande, 708 K Ave, La Grande, OR 97850, USA

About the Event

Professionals from Union County and surrounding areas are invited to attend this FREE workshop with lunch and refreshments provided.  Officer Galloway provides up-to-date information on culture and emerging trends in substance abuse and has trained over 650,000 people nationwide and conducted over 8,400 community scans. In 2015, he presented at the Oregon DUII Conference and has trained a variety of professionals in Eastern Oregon over the years.


This workshop will provide attendees with the ability, knowledge and confidence to help prevent and identify students who are abusing drugs. Attendees will also be taught the strategies and different terms that are consistent with underage drinking abuse. There are several identifiers, logos and terms that are commonly related to underage drinking, marijuana use, over-the-counter drug abuse, drug concealment on school property, and considerations regarding impaired driving. These items, along with much more, will be discussed.

  • Objective #1-Quick identification of alcohol and drug indicators of possible at risk youth
  • Objective #2-Understanding the current youth drug culture
  • Objective #3-How alcohol and drugs are concealed on school property, in the classroom and on / within clothing
  • Objective #4-Tools for prevention, including: improving school policy and procedures in regards to current student alcohol and drug abuse
  • Objective #5-Area specific alcohol and drug abuse information and content
  • Objective #6-Area specific considerations regarding impaired driving

COVID-19 Information: Participants in this course will be required to submit to a temperature check upon arrival and bring their own facial covering. We are committed to providing an environment that complies with the current restrictions and guidelines in place at the time of training by the State of Oregon and the Center for Disease Control including (but not limited to) social distancing and facial coverings. Attendees that do not feel well on the day of training are asked to stay home.

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