4501:4-1-01 Definitions.

(A) "Intoxicating liquor or alcohol" as applied to this chapter, shall only include spirituous liquor as defined in division (B)(5) of section 4301.01 of the Revised Code. No other confiscated beer, intoxicating liquor and alcohol shall be retained for training purposes by the Ohio department of public safety, investigative unit, central evidence facility, and shall be disposed of pursuant to established department policy.

(B) "Law enforcement agency" as used in this chapter, means an agency whose members are commissioned and employed as peace officers by the state or a political subdivision of the state, and whose primary duties are to preserve the peace, to protect life and property, and to enforce the laws of Ohio, ordinances of a municipal corporation, or regulations of the board of county commissioners or board of township trustees, or any such laws, ordinances or regulations. For purposes of this rule, law enforcement agency shall also include the Ohio state highway patrol and the Ohio peace officer training academy.

(C) "Department" as used in this chapter, means the Ohio department of public safety.

(D) "Investigative unit" as used in this chapter, means the Ohio department of public safety, investigative unit.

(E) "Law enforcement training" as used in this chapter, shall include but not be limited to standard field sobriety testing (SFST), training in the advanced detection and apprehension of persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs (ADAP), training in horizontal gaze nystagmus testing procedures, training relating to detection and recognition of alcohol impairment, and training in conjunction with the use of any device or test to determine an individual's blood alcohol content.

Effective: 07/16/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/28/2010 and 04/28/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 2981.12
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 2981.12
Prior Effective Dates: 4/29/00