GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- The Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center is asking for volunteers for a drinking/alcohol lab. 

The Training Center said the lab will be April 11 and April 12 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

They are asking volunteers to drink for five hours for free and then perform field sobriety tests for new law enforcement officers at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. 

The Center is asking for eight to 10 people each day. Volunteers need to be healthy and not taking any serious medications. 

Volunteers are asked to send an email to [email protected] with your information. 

The information needed includes:

  1. Full legal name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Home address
  4. Telephone number
  5. Whether or not a ride is needed (these are available from and to Grand Island address only)
  6. Drink of choice (within reason for both availability and cost, drinks are bought at Super Saver, so selection is somewhat limited)
  7. Which day you wish to drink

If any of the asked for information is not provided, volunteer applications will not be accepted. 

Along with required information there are also eligibility requirements.

The Training Center said that basic background checks will be conducted to ensure eligibility. 

There will be a preference given to Grand Island residents and residents in the surrounding area. 

SFST Wet Lab Drinking Participants Eligibility Volunteers will not be accepted if they have any of the following:

  1. The conviction of a felony offense. 
  2. Multiple misdemeanor arrests or traffic violations that demonstrate a disregard for the law. 
  3. Evidence of excessive alcohol use or use of illegal substances. 
  4. A pattern or history of confrontational contacts with law enforcement officers that demonstrates disrespect for the profession. 
  5.  Persons currently on probation/parole are not eligible. 

The Training Center asks that people only submit requests if they are serious about attending and will be available to help.