Mr. Kyle J. Clark served with the City of Naples Police Department from September 1987 until his retirement retired in September 2007 when he assumed the role of Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP) Coordinator for the State of Florida at the Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) located at the University of North Florida. He served as the Florida DECP Coordinator and program coordinator of the DUI training section until he was promoted to Assistant Director in 2016. Mr. Clark has been an instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests since 1992, a Drug Recognition Expert since 1999, and a DRE Instructor since 2001. Mr. Clark has also consulted for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for revising the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing curriculum, the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program, the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Refresher Update, and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement. He has served on the Basic Recruit Training curriculum team as a subject matter expert on impaired driving. Mr. Clark has delivered workshops at the annual IACP Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving Conference or Innovative Teaching Techniques, and regularly delivers Course Manager training at this conference.
In June 2017, Mr. Clark accepted a role as a Project Manager with the International Association of Chiefs of Police working with the DEC Program nationally. He is a former chair of the DRE Section of the IACP, has served on the Technical Advisory Panel of the IACP Highway Safety Committee, former chair of the curriculum subcommittee, and is the current chair of the State of Florida Impaired Driving Coalition. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Barry University and a Master of Arts from Biola University.