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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

LE 260 - Motor Vehicle Collision On Scene Course


Credit Hours: 4

This course is designed by the NYS Department Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), mandated that all elements covered herein be adhered to strictly. The course is designed to instruct field officers in the preservation and collection of available data from the scene of collusion and to perform basic estimated speed calculations. Accurate, complete recording of this information may have major relevance in both criminal and civil cases.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this seminar, the student will be able to:

  • determine the contributing factors leading to the collision;
  • ascertain if there are any violations of V&T or criminal laws;
  • provide information vital to asserting civil liability;
  • suggest prevention factors likely to reduce the occurrence of similar collisions;
  • develop competency in the construction of accurate scene sketches;
  • estimate closely the speed at which the involved vehicle(s) is(are) traveling; and
  • orally and in writing state and explain the five stages of accident investigation.

 

Year Round (N)