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Training Staff - Dean Matlock

Sergeant Dean Matlock
State Impaired Driving Coordinator

Sgt. Dean Matlock

Sergeant Dean Matlock joined the Idaho State Police in 1986, and was assigned to District 5 in Pocatello. Sergeant Matlock served in the Pocatello District as Trooper, Corporal and Sergeant until 1993.  In 1993, Sergeant Matlock took a voluntary demotion from sergeant to corporal and transferred to District 3.  In July 1994, he moved to the newly organized Idaho State Police Centralized Training Section.  Sergeant Matlock was promoted to his present rank in November of 1998 and transferred to District 3 patrol. He served as a patrol Sergeant in District 3 until his transfer to the Training Section in December of 2001.  In July of 2011, Sergeant Matlock caccepted the position as the State of Idaho Impaired Driving Coordinator.  In this position, he manages the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP), the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program (SFST) and the Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program (LEPP).

Sergeant Matlock was awarded a B.A. degree from Northwest Nazarene University in 1982 and his M.A. degree in Communications from Boise State University in 2005.  In addition, Sergeant Matlock completed the Northwestern University First Line Supervisor's Course in 1998 and the School of Police Staff and Command in 2001.

Sergeant Matlock is a certified instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST), Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), Speed Measurement, Verbal Judo, Report Writing, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC), Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT), Skid Car, and Intoxilyzer 5000.  Sergeant Matlock is a certified master instructor in Speed Measurement, SFST and DRE. 


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