Corporal Dan Wright has served with the Ocala Police Department since August 1998. Over the course of his career Dan Wright has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Motor Officer, Impaired Driving Enforcement Officer, and Traffic Homicide Investigator / Crash Reconstructionist. Dan Wright was certified as a Drug Recognition Expert in 2005, became a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor in 2010, and completed the Drug Recognition Expert Course Managers School in 2016.
Over the course of his career, Dan Wright has been responsible for the arrest of over 850 impaired drivers, and a countless number of arrests for drugs and other crimes. Dan Wright has testified as an expert witness for the Drug Recognition Expert Program, as an Intoxilyzer 8000 expert, and as an expert in traffic crashes.