Traffic Homicide Investigations (THI) - Advanced
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About the Event
This course will build on your skillset to conduct complex traffic crash investigations and properly document your findings for courtroom presentation. There will be several modules that students must complete to pass the course.
Prerequisite: THI course or equivalent training and experience in traffic crash investigations.
Items to be provided
1. A 1 inch 3 ring binder (1 per student)
2. Legal note pad paper (2 per student)
3. Printer paper (for the scale diagrams (1 pack) and to print off all the material to put into the
Items that the student needs to bring
1. Scientific Calculator
2. 12-inch ruler
5. Classroom Compass
6. Total Station (Optional)
7. Bosch CDR-Tool Kit (Optional)
This is a 40-hour traffic investigation course. Students must pass all four modules to pass this course.
-Module 1 Critical Speed Yaw
-Module 2 stresses recognition and collection of related crash data contained on Air Bag and Supplemental Restraint Devices in supported crash vehicles with the Bosch CDR Kit. Students are provided instruction on the use of Faro Zone / Crash Zone Software for the purpose of expediting the development of precise and comprehensive collision scene diagrams. This module will introduce students and provide instruction on using Total Station or other electronic measuring equipment and importing shot codes into Crash Zone.
-Module 3, students will learn to recognize and analyze motorcycle skid mark evidence, analyze the damage, and calculate the impact and pre-impact speeds through formulas developed for motorcycles and their riders.
-Module 4 will introduce students to pedestrian crash investigations. This module will introduce the skill set and knowledge needed to properly recognize and interpret evidence, determine vehicle initial and impact speeds, and vehicle to pedestrian relationships prior to and during the collision sequence.
This is part 2 of 2. Students must complete both parts for a total of 80 hours.