Breath Alcohol Training

The Crime Laboratory provides breath alcohol training and certification for North Dakota law enforcement officers.

Initial Training

Upon course completion, your certificate of completion will be available to download and print from your Intoximeters' Training Academy profile. Please provide this certificate to your Supervisor and send a copy to the Breath Program at


  • Intoxilyzer 8000
    • Registration for the initial training course is OPEN.
    • Intoxilyzer® 8000 Training

      The Crime Laboratory is accepting registrations for Intoxilyzer® 8000 Initial Training. The training is free, but agencies are responsible for all travel and per diem costs.  The Intoxilyzer® 8000 Initial Training is POST Board certified for 16 hours. 

      The course is held at the Crime Laboratory, 2641 East Main Avenue, Bismarck, from 0800-1700 on two consecutive days. The Crime Laboratory provides coffee and there is a vending machine for soda and snacks, but officers are welcome to bring their own snacks/drinks.

      Registration for the Intoxilyzer® 8000 Initial Training classes is now OPEN. 


      Upcoming Course Dates: 

    • October 4 - 5, 2022

    • October 19 - 20, 2022

    • November 1 -2, 2022

    • November 16 - 17, 2022

    • November 29 - 30, 2022

    • December 13 - 14, 2022

    • January 10 - 11, 2023

    • January 25 - 26, 2023

    • February 7 - 8, 2023

    • February 22 - 23, 2023


Registering for a Course

Registration must be completed by a training officer. An officer’s registration for a course is not confirmed until the training officer receives a confirmation email. As class size is limited to 16 officers, a maximum of four officers per agency may be registered for a specific course date. Immediately notify the Lab of any cancellations via email to Classes with fewer than four registered officers will be canceled one week prior to the scheduled date and training officers will be notified by email.

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Field Inspector, Intoxilyzer 8000

  • Please contact the Breath Alcohol Unit to schedule. Call 701-328-6159 or email

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Recertification Training

The Crime Laboratory provides online recertification training on the following instruments:

  • Intoxilyzer 8000
  • Field Inspector
  • Intoximeters ASFST

GO to Recertification Training

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