Joshua A. Ott

  • Police Officer in Roswell, Georgia for over 10 years
    • August 2005-July 2016
  • Assigned to the DUI Task Force
    • In charge of training officers newly assigned to the unit
    • Field Training Officer for new recruits in the DUI phase of training
    • Investigated approximately 3000-4000 DUI's
  • Assigned to the Motor Unit/Traffic Enforcement Unit
    • The unit investigates all serious injury and fatality collisions
    • Trained officers in how to investigate serious injury and fatality collisions

Certifications

  • Drug Recognition Expert
  • Drug Recognition Expert Instructor
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor
  • LIDAR Instructor
  • RADAR Instructor
  • INTOXILYZER 5000 operator
  • INTOXILYZER 9000 operator

Courses attended

  • The Robert Borkenstein Course: Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior
  • The Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Alcohol and Highway Safety
  • Medical Foundations of Visual Systems Testing
  • Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Detection and Enforcement Course
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
  • dvanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
  • Human Factors in Traffic Crash Reconstruction
  • On Scene Accident Investigation Level 1 and 2
  • Traffic Accident Reconstruction Level 1-5
  • Motorcycle Crash Investigations and Motorcycle Rotation
  • Pedestrian Crash Investigations
  • Basic Police Motorcycle Techniques

Qualified as an Expert

  • The Impairment Effects of Alcohol on the Human Body
  • The Impairment Effects of Drugs on the Human Body
  • Drug Recognition Expert
  • The Administration and Interpretation of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
  • The administration and Interpretation of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • The three phases of DUI Detection (Vehicle in Motion, Personal Contact, and Pre-Arrest Screening)
  • DUI Investigations
  • DUI Detection Phase One (Vehicle in Motion)

Courses Instructed

  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and SFST Refresher
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
  • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) 
  • Impaired Driving (Basic Mandate)
  • Prosecuting DUI Alcohol cases
  • DUI Enforcement
  • Drug Impairment Identification
  • Alcohol and Drugs Effects on the Body
  • Serious Injury and Fatality Accident Investigations
  • Advanced Traffic Law
  • RADAR

Awards

  • Roswell Police Department Commendation Medal (2014)
  • Roswell Police Department Excellence in Service Award (2009)
  • Roswell Police Department Officer of the Year (2007)
  • Honor Graduate (Basic Mandate, Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy)
  • Academic Award (Basic Mandate, Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy)
  • MADD Georgia DUI Hero (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • MADD Georgia Red Pin recipient (2008,2009,2010,2012,2013)
  • MADD Georgia Gold Pin recipient (2011)
  • MADD Georgia Silver Pin recipient (2014, 2016)
  • MADD Georgia Bronze Pin recipient (2007)
  • MADD Georgia DRE Red Pin recipient (2014)
  • MADD Georgia DRE White Pin recipient (2016)
  • Honor Graduate (Military Intelligence Analyst Course, US Army)
  • Academic Award (Military Intelligence Analyst Course, US Army)
  • Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)