Collision Investigation for the Patrol Officer

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Already in wide use as a Basic Accident Investigation text, this book is packed with practical and proven methods for officers investigating and reporting traffic collisions. From on-scene arrival through measurement, skid mark analysis, photography and evaluation, techniques for every aspect of Collision Investigation are clearly explained. Mathematical formulas are explained in an easy-to-understand format.

Author Information: David Faulkner -

Dave Faulkner has over 25 years of law enforcement experience. Currently, he is a Captain with the Fontana, CA, Police Department. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Capt. Faulkner is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and POST Command College. He instructs the Advanced and Traffic Accident Reconstruction Courses at The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Advanced Training Center. Capt. Faulkner has qualified as a collision expert on many occasions and is a consultant to police and sheriff's departments statewide.

Collision Investigation for the Patrol Officer Table of Contents:

• Chapter 1 Your Role in Collision Investigation
• Chapter 2 Traffic Collision Reporting
• Chapter 3 Collision Scene Management
• Chapter 4 Photography
• Chapter 5 The Vehicle Code
• Chapter 6 Primary Collision Factor
• Chapter 7 Driving Under the Influence
• Chapter 8 Collision Investigation Procedures
• Chapter 9 Diagramming
• Chapter 10 Basic Skid Analysis
• Chapter 11 Hit and Run
• Chapter 12 Courtroom Preparation & Testimony Formula Worksheet
• Chart Drag Factor / Coefficient of Friction Chart