On-Scene Accident Investigations

(Level I)

This course is a 40 hour course which will cover the basics of investigating motor vehicle accidents.  The course will cover the identification and documentation of roadway evidence, skid mark analysis, scene photography, introduction to airborne equations and time-distance analysis in accident investigations as well as report writing and scale diagramming.


All students should bring a laptop as the course materials will be distributed electronically. 


This course is designed for law enforcement, engineers, insurance agents, fleet safety officers, risk management officials, or any other person who is responsible for motor vehicle accident investigations.



                                                             When:        Novemberr 27 - December 1, 2017


                                                             Price:           $440  per attendee - early registration until October 27, 2017

                                                                                                             $540 per person after October 27, 2017.

                                                                                                             

                                                             Location:  Pueblo County Sheriff's Office

                                                                                                              909 Court Street

                                                                                                              Pueblo, CO 81003


                                                             Hours:  8 am to 5 pm each day

Current Course Offerings

Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Technician Course

This course is a 40 hour course on the investigation of Commercial Motor Vehicle crashes.  Commercial Motor Vehicles have equipment and rules which are different than non-commercial motorists.  As a result, additional considerations and investigation techniques need to be followed while investigating crashes involving commercial vehicles.  This course will cover several topics:  Commercial vehicle types and parts nomenclature, preserving and documenting evidence, brake systems, Federal Motor Carrier regulations, brake force calculations, center of mass, brake dynamics, coupling devices, an introduction to engine control modules and data, and collision dynamics.


All students should bring a laptop as the course materials will be distributed electronically. 


This course is designed for law enforcement, engineers, insurance agents, fleet safety officers, risk management officials, or any other person who is in a position that would benefit from the investigation of commercial motor vehicle crashes.


Prerequisites:  Attendees should have completed a Level II - Advanced Accident Investigation Course or equivalent and have a good understanding of basic accident reconstruction principles. 


When:  October 16 - 20, 2017


Price:  Early Registration of $825 per person ends September 29, 2017

After September 29, 2017, the cost per person increases to $925. 


Location:  Longmont Police Department

               225 Kimbark Street         

          Longmont, CO 80501


Hours:  8 am to 5 pm each day

Leica Geosystems Incident Mapping Suite Map360 Core and PointCloud Extension Course Training Standard

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Investigating Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes

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Leica Geosystems will be hosting a 4 or 5 day Certified Training Session for new and experienced Map360 users.   A 32 hour class will introduce users to IMS Map360 CAD functions.  Graduates of the 32 hour class can stay for the fifth day to learn about Pointclouds.

Graduates of the program will be awarded the Designation(s):

(32 hour) IMS Map360 Certified Professional – Map360 Fundamentals
(40 hour) IMS Map360 Certified Professional – Map360 Fundamentals + PointCloud

This will be an ACTAR Certified Curriculum elligible for up to 40 Continuing Education Credits. 


When:  November 6 - 9 (Core IMS Topics) + Friday, November 10 (PointCloud Topics)

Price:  $1000 per attendee for Core IMS Topics

$1350 for Core IMS Topics and PointCloud Topics


Location:  Laser Technologies Incorportated  

              6912 S Quentin Street         

         Centennial, CO 80112       

Hours:  8 am to 5 pm each day

This course is a which will cover the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval System.  Topics will include the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval software and hardware, connection to vehicle modules, the imaging process of the data contained in the event data recorder, and legal issues. The class will have both class presentations as well as hands-on training.  


All students should bring a laptop as the course materials will be distributed electronically.  Students are not required to bring the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval System to class, however if a system is available to the student, it is recommended to bring the system the student will be using while in the field.  A system will be provided to those who do not bring a system to class. 


This course is designed for law enforcement, engineers, insurance agents, fleet safety officers, risk management officials, or any other person who is in a position that would benefit from the investigation of motor vehicle crashes and/or the collection of data from motor vehicle's event data recorder(s).


This course is eligible for ACTAR credits. 


                                                             When:          December 14-15, 2017


                                                             Price:            $275 per person         


                                                             Location:   Colorado State Patrol Academy  

                                                                                                               15055 S. Golden Road        

                                                                                                               Golden, CO 80401


                                                              Hours:        8 am to 5 pm each day