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Nevada Committee On Testing for Intoxication


The Committee on Testing for Intoxication is established by Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 484.388 as a 5-member committee appointed by the Directory of the Department of Public Safety (DPS).  purpose


The purpose of the committee is to certify and approve breath testing devices as being accurate and reliable to test for intoxication, to keep a list of such approved devices, and to certify individuals in the proper use of such devices.  The Committee meets on an as-needed basis to add new devices to the approved list and to conduct related business.

Prior to December 13, 1999, the list of approved devices was contained in the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 484, sections 606, 631 and 701.  After that date, administration of the list became a function of the Committee for Testing for Intoxication.  For information concerning the list of approved devices and/or committee meetings, please contact the committee chairman. members



Traci Pearl
Acting Committee Chairman
DPS-Office of Traffic Safety
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711
Phone: 775.684.7476
Fax: 775.684.7482

Dr. William Anderson
Forensic Toxicologist

NMS Labs
Phone; 800-522-6671 ext 1232
Tracy Birch
Executive Director
Criminalistics Bureau
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
5605 W. Badura Ave., Suite 120B
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-828-3909

Brian Rutledge
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Clark County District Attorney's Office
200 Lewis Avenue
P.O. Box 552212
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone:  702.671.3847

Ms. Renee Romero
Director, Forensic Science Division
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
911 Parr Boulevard
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775.328.2800


Meeting Information Appdevices

Approved Devices

Office of Traffic Safety
Department of Public Safety
107 Jacobsen Way
Carson City, NV 89711-0999

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM 5:00 PM

Office of Traffic Safety

Fax: 775.684.7482


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