Cocaine School

The Cocaine Training Program (known in the Chemistry Section as Cocaine School) is a half-day course for law enforcement personnel.  Cocaine School is taught by chemists as part of a week-long drug identification training program taught at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

During this course, chemists present the following information:

  • history of coca and cocaine
  • growth and harvesting of coca plants
  • extraction of cocaine from coca leaves
  • manufacture of cocaine and trafficking routes
  • The Controlled Substances Act, drug Schedules, and cocaine's place in Georgia and Federal law
  • manner of ingestion/use
  • pharmacology of cocaine
  • open floor/question-and-answer period


for more information, please see the training center's website,