Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions

Thurs., Feb. 27, 2013  Noon to 1 p.m.

Drug Recognition - Drug Identification
Oklahoma History Center, Chesapeake Room
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK  73105

Captain David Huff, Investigations Division Commander
Midwest City Police Department

Captain Huff will speak on general indicators exhibited by persons under the influence of seven different drug categories.  Photo identification of prescription and illegal drugs, identification of various drug paraphernalia and methods of ingestion.

About the Speaker:
Captain Huff is currently the Investigations Division Commander at the Midwest City Police Department.  He is the Commander of the Detectives, Narcotics Unit and Crime Scene Investigators.  He is a 21 year veteran of the police department.  Captain Huff is a former Under Cover Narcotic’s Investigator, Patrol Officer, Supervisor and Detective.

Captain Huff is a Certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), since 1996 and a DRE Instructor.  He is certified as an expert in Drug Recognition in the Oklahoma Courts. Captain Huff teaches Drug Recognition to police officers throughout the State of Oklahoma. 

He is a graduate of the DEA basic school and OBNDD basic school.  He has over 800 hours of continuing education in the field of Drug Recognition and Drug Identification and handling.

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Last Updated: June 18, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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