Traffic Crash Investigations
Course Code: CJK0088V
Credit Hours: 32 clock hours
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It introduces the student to traffic crash investigations, laws pertaining to traffic crashes and procedures for responding to a traffic crash. It includes classroom instruction and practical exercises.
- This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
- Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
- Criminal History and Background Check
- Drug Screen Test
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu
Unit 1: Traffic Crash Investigation Terms and Legal Considerations
Lesson 1: Terms and Legal Considerations Associated with Crash Investigation
Student Course Summary
Unit 2: Traffic Crash Management
Lesson 1: Responding to and Assessing a Crash Scene
Lesson 2: Securing and Preserving a Crash Scene
Lesson 3: Obtaining Pertinent Information Regarding a Crash
Lesson 4: Establishing Evidence, Area of Collision, Cause of Crash, and Taking Measurements
Lesson 5: Managing Crashes with Special Circumstances
Lesson 6: Returning the Crash Scene to Normal and Taking Appropriate Enforcement Action
Lesson 7: Completing a Crash Report
Role-play Exercise #22: Traffic Crash Investigation: Rear End Collision
Role-play Exercise #23: Traffic Crash Investigation: Medical Impairment
Role-play Exercise #24: Traffic Crash Investigation: DUI
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
CJK 0088V, Traffic Crash Investigations, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Define and explain the terms and legal considerations associated with crash investigations
Respond to a crash scene safely
Assess a crash scene properly
Secure a safe work environment at a crash scene
Provide emergency medical assistance to injured people at a crash scene, if necessary
Obtain pertinent information about a crash to determine how and why it occurred
Identify crimes revealed during a crash investigation, if any
Return a crash scene to normal as quickly as possible
Complete driver exchange of information properly
Take appropriate enforcement action
Document a crash correctly in appropriate crash report form
LAW-EN Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.
LAW-EN Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 4: Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 5: Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.
LAW-EN Outcome 6: Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.
- Role Play
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