Collision Investigation Courses are being offered on a limited
basis. Please call ILEE for further details.
Course Length: 3 Days (24 Hours)
program is designed for the experienced police officer, supervisor
or traffic homicide investigator, or accident reconstructionist
who wants to improve skills, knowledge and techniques while investigating
The emphasis is on
human factors, physical evidence, speed analysis, documentation
of the scene and accident elements, and the analysis of all evidence
Human factors include
perception/reaction times indexed by individual conditions, distractions,
physical attributes of driver and victim, and substance impairment.
Scene analysis includes line of sight, roadway conditions, weather,
debris, lighting and nighttime factors.
Speed analysis includes
pedestrian throw and other related speed equations. Physical evidence
includes the pedestrian and the vehicle involved, including autopsy,
clothing, injury analysis, vehicle types, damage profiles, headlight
patterns and documentation.
The course curriculum
includes the following:
· Causes of
· Identifying the point of impact
· Vehicle examination
· Pedestrian trajectory in relationship to vehicular movement
· Pedestrian injury analysis
· Speed calculation and techniques
· Human factors
· Scene analysis
· Evidence collection and analysis
· Field studies
· Case studies