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Lance A. Platt, PhD

Lance A. Platt is currently the president/owner of Platt and Associates impaired driving consulting located in Bryan, Texas and has been since August of 2002. Mr. Platt was previously employed with the Texas A&M University System (Texas Engineering Extension Service) as a law enforcement training program coordinator and instructor. Mr. Platt was responsible for the training and management of the Texas Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP) as well as several nationally recognized impaired driving training programs and initiatives.

Mr. Platt served as a police officer with the city of College Station, Texas attaining the rank of master police officer, which is the highest peace officer certification in the state of Texas. Mr. Platt received his Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University, Masters Degree from Texas A&M University in education and his Doctorate from Texas A&M University in education. Mr. Platt’s dissertation topic was titled, “An Evaluation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test at a .08 Blood Alcohol Concentration for the state of Texas.” The courts nationwide have recognized Mr. Platt as an expert in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety as well as drugged driving and have qualified Mr. Platt as an expert in law enforcement policy and procedures including training and use of force issues in state and federal courts.

Education:

  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    Doctorate of Philosophy: Educational Human Resource Development
    Dissertation Topic: An Evaluation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test at a .08 Blood Alcohol Concentration for the State of Texas
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    Master of Science: Educational Human Resource Development
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
    Bachelor of Science: Journalism

Certifications/Awards:

  • Phi Kappa Phi: Academic Honor Society, Texas A&M University
  • Kappa Delta PI: International Honor Society in Education, Texas A&M University
  • MADD Brazos Valley “Officer of the Year” award
  • City of College Station “Champion Award”
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Master Peace Officer Certification
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Advanced Peace Officer Certification
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Basic Peace Officer Certification
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Certified/Commissioned Texas Peace Officer
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Critical Incident Training – Train the Trainer Course
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner/ Instructor/Train the Trainer
  • U. S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Transportation Safety Institute Certificate/Highway Safety Project Management Workshop
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies Instructor (TOPS)
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)/International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Drug Evaluation and Classification
  • Program Phase 1 and Phase 2 completed including Final Knowledge Exam completed
  • Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Drugs: The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior, The Center for Studies of Law in Action, Indiana University
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Traffic Occupant Protection Strategies Instructor
  • Police Motorcycle Operator Course
  • Pressure Point Control Techniques (PPCT) Instructor
  • Krav Maga United States Level One Certified (yellow belt)
  • Krav Maga United States Level Two Certified (orange belt)
  • Krav Maga United States Level Three
  • Accident/ Crash Reconstruction
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