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Sheriff Shrum appointed to TAP

Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Shrum becomes first sheriff ever appointed to the Technical Advisory Panel of the Drug Evaluation Classification Program

The International Association of Chiefs of Police has appointed Sheriff Clint Shrum as the representative for the National Sheriff’s Association on the Technical Advisory Panel of the Drug Evaluation Classification Program. The goals of TAP include the implementation, deployment and delivery of impaired driving enforcement curricula; to market and promote DEC Program training; and facilitate the continuing evolution of impaired driving training through research and best practices. The appointment is for two years.
Presently, the members who serve on the TAP include the chair, four regional DRE representatives; a POST representative; two representatives from the medical field; a NHTSA staff person; a representative of a police training organization; a prosecutor; a state DRE coordinator; a toxicologist; a police administrator; four at-large positions (one of whom is the chair of the DRE Section and serves for only one year); a state Highway Safety Office representative; an international representative; and a non-voting IACP staff member.
Sheriff Shrum is the first Sheriff to ever be appointed to the panel. He completed his DRE training in 2005 and became an instructor in 2007. Sheriff Shrum also sits on the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association Board of Directors.