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Kentucky State Police Academy

At-Scene Traffic Homicide Investigation

with Hunter Martin


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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

Mathematical principles and equations

Skid marks and vehicle speeds

Nighttime photography

Measuring and scale diagramming (by hand and with Trimble Reveal)

Report writing



  • Mar 11 - 22nd, 2024
    Mon - Fri for 2 weeks from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kentucky State Police Academy


380 Coffee Tree Rd
Frankfort, KY 40061 Get directions

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