Anthony Palacios is a nationally renowned DRE/SFST consultant for Impaired Driving Specialists, LLC. Anthony is a former SFST State Coordinator for the State of Georgia as well as a former SFST/DRE Staff Instructor for the Georgia Police Academy. Anthony is a former International Association Chiefs of Police certified DRE Practitioner, DRE Instructor, and DRE Instructor-Trainer, as well as a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration SFST Practitioner, SFST Instructor, and SFST Instructor-Trainer.
In 2006, because of his expertise in teaching the NHTSA impaired driving training curriculum, Anthony was hand-selected by NHTSA as one of only a few SFST Instructors in the country to serve on the national SFST Training Curriculum Assessment Team.
In 2018, Anthony was the recipient of the “Best of the Best” award from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, an honor given to the top 20 CLE speakers in the country.
Anthony is continuously invited to lecture all over the country on impaired driving topics and has been a guest speaker at over 45 national & state impaired driving conferences. Anthony has trained over 5,000 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges in the NHTSA impaired driving training curricula.