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Department of Forensic Sciences

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The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences (ADFS) is the state agency responsible for oversight and management of the state's Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Breath Alcohol Testing Program. The Implied Consent Discipline of ADFS, through legislative mandate (§32-5A-194), administers the Breath Alcohol Testing Program more formally known as the Chemical Tests for Intoxication Program. The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences provides evidential breath testing instruments for use by the law enforcement community. These instruments are located at approximately 170 test sites housed at local County and Municipal facilities throughout the State.

Mission Statement

The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Implied Consent Section exists to:

  • Provide law enforcement with an effective and defensible breath alcohol testing program for use in enforcing the DUI Laws of the State of Alabama.
  • Provide those citizens directed to submit breath samples for the detection of alcohol with the most comprehensive and scientifically reliable program available.

In accordance with our mission, we currently offer two classes to law enforcement personnel. This site provides a listing of the courses, dates and locations for training required by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in order for an individual to be certified as a breath alcohol testing operator in accordance with §32-5A-194 Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, and the Alabama Administrative Code, Chapter 370-1-1-.01.

To register for DMT Certification Training, please visit the DMT Certification Training page. For DMT Training questions, please contact Implied Consent at (205) 620-0399.

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