This course is the basic training that will teach officers the proper techniques for recognizing and properly recording damage that occurs when motor vehicles collide. It also covers gathering critical evidence that may be used to reconstruct a crash at a later date. Related topics include information from people, roads, and vehicles.
This course is designed for new officers or officers assigned to a traffic bureau. Math equations used in basic crash investigation will be introduced in this course, it is recommended that officers enrolled have an understanding of basic algebra.
Some of the items the students will need to bring to class include:
* Scientific calculator (cell phone use as a calculator is prohibited)
* Drawing compass
* Mechanical pencil
* Safety Traffic Vest
* 100 and 200 foot tape measures
* Sidewalk caulk or lumber crayons
* These and other items will be discussed on the first day of class
DATES: November 27, 2023-December 8, 2023
LOCATION: Cape May County Public Safety Training Center (Fire Building) 171 Crest Haven Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210