AIR540 – 40.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Intermediate Collision Investigation PhotoProperly documenting and evaluating an accident scene is important to effectively investigating and analyzing the cause. This course introduces the student to basic drawing skills needed for preparing scale diagrams of the scene of a vehicle crash. Participants will learn five basic formulas that are used to determine the minimum speed or combined speed of a vehicle based on skid and/or yaw marks. 

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78015.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Scientific calculator
  • 100 ft. tape measure
  • Mechanical or wood pencil(s) with a lead measurement of .5mm

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.

Recommended

  • Successful completion of a high school algebra course
  • Appropriate clothing that will allow participants to continue operations during inclement weather conditions for outdoor activities

Topics

  • Basic minimum speed calculations
  • Conducting skid tests
  • Evidence identification and collection
  • Scale drawing techniques
  • Why Peace Officers investigate collisions

Suggested Audience

  • Investigators who routinely investigate minor injury and fatality motor vehicle collisions

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 4.00 CEUs
  • 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

This was one of the best classes I’ve taken in my 24 year career. I felt like I was not left behind, and came out knowing and understanding more than I ever expected.

— Forensic Photography 1
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