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At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation  

FIRST IN A SERIES OF THREE COURSES

This course will arm you with the necessary skills to conduct a thorough traffic crash investigation and properly document your findings for courtroom presentation.

We will show you the proper procedures for measuring, scale diagramming, and photographing in order to record physical evidence and essential facts available only at the crash scene. You will learn the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and engineering as they pertain to crash investigations and the proper mathematical equations to apply for the type of crash being investigated. Finally, you will learn to analyze the information to determine what happened before, during, and after the collision.

IPTM’s At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation will prepare you for a variety of advanced and specialty courses in traffic crash investigations.

Topics Include

  • Physical evidence from the roadway
  • Physical evidence from the vehicle
  • The human element and occupant kinematics
  • Mathematical principles and equations
  • Skid marks and vehicle speeds
  • Crash scene photography
  • Traffic templates
  • Measuring and scale diagramming
  • Driver and witness interviews
  • Information analysis and case preparation

Audience

Law enforcement and private traffic crash investigators, claims adjusters, engineers, attorneys, safety officers, military investigative personnel, animators and graphic designers

Course Length

80 hours

Note(s)

For Florida Officers, this course will not qualify for Salary Incentive Credit for FDLE course “Traffic Homicide Investigation.”

Courses in the Series

First in the Series:

Second in the Series:

Third in the Series:

What Our Students Are Saying

  • “The cadre of instructors was absolutely excellent! Every question asked was answered, explained, and recognized. I have taken many courses, ranging from introductory to instructor in level, but I have not been challenged to this level of come away with such a confident feeling of absorption before. Kudos to your staff and thank you!” – I.N.
  • “The order in which the material was given was excellent and helping me understand the material and in a way that help me put it together as it expanded. I was at first intimidated by the material and now look forward to advanced traffic crash investigation.” – P.L.
  • “Good step-by-step intro to crash reconstruction, eases into math/physics, proper amount of time given to problems and problem solving which is hardest part.” – B.M.
  • “One of the best organized classes I have taken during my 17 years in law enforcement.” – D.M.
  • “Not having any prior knowledge of crash investigation, the instructors talk at a level which made it easy for everybody to understand. They also made it fun, which in turn was easier to get things. If you had an issue, they also took the extra time/explanation until you got it.” – G.S.

 

At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation
    8/5/2019 - 8/16/2019 Daytona Beach Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $1,095.00
Location Information:  Daytona State College - School of Emergency Servic
Room TBD,  1770 Technology Blvd., ATC Building Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Instructor(s):
 

At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation
    9/9/2019 - 9/20/2019 Jacksonville  Florida    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $1,095.00
Hotel and Location Information:  IPTM - University of North Florida
Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32224
Instructor(s):
 

At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation
    3/23/2020 - 4/3/2020 Dover New Hampshire    
Class times:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee: $1,095.00
Location Information:  Dover Police Department
Room TBD,  46 Chestnut Street Dover, NH 03820
Instructor(s):
 

Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online at www.iptm.org and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

Course Confirmations

A minimum number of registrations must be received for a class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you.

Please do not make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

Transportation and Lodging

Most locations are served by several major airlines. Ground transportation, food and lodging are the responsibility of the student. Special rates have been negotiated at select hotels in Jacksonville for IPTM students. For more information, please visit the Locations/Lodging tab on our website at www.iptm.org or call us at (904) 620-4786.