TITLE: Basic Crash Investigations
WHERE: Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute
WHEN: April 20, 2020 through May 1, 2020
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This course is the basic training that will teach officers the proper techniques for recognizing and properly recording damage that occurs when motor vehicles collide. It also covers gathering critical evidence that may be used to reconstruct a crash at a later date. Related topics include information from people, roads and vehicles. This course is designed for new officers or officers assigned to a traffic bureau. There are some basic math formulas taught and officers enrolled should have basic algebra skills and will need a scientific calculator.
Students will need a scientific calculator (cell phone use as a calculator is prohibited), a compass, a flex curve and a 360 degree protractor.