CJK0402V

Traffic Crash Investigations

Course Code:
CJK0402V

Credit Hours:
30 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2021-22

 

 

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.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Florida Law Enforcement Academy Volume 1 © 2021 by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). All rights reserved. ISBN 13: ISBN 10: Published by XanEdu Publishing, Inc.  (Provided)

 

Assignment/course outline:

Unit 1: Traffic Crash Management

Lesson 1: Arrive at a Traffic Crash Scene

Lesson 2: Assess a Traffic Crash Scene

Lesson 3: Secure a Traffic Crash Scene

Lesson 4: Injuries at a Traffic Crash Scene

Lesson 5: Gather Traffic Crash Information

Lesson 6: Gather Traffic Crash Evidence

Lesson 7: Driver Information Exchange

Lesson 8: Issue a Traffic Citation

Lesson 9: Clear the Traffic Crash Scene

Lesson 10: Complete a Traffic Crash Report

Lesson 11: Manage Unique Traffic Crashes

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Traffic Crash Investigations is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.  See chart below.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Understand how the Florida Statutes define the basic terms and possible injuries associated with conducting a traffic crash investigation
  • Arrive at a traffic crash scene
  • Assess a traffic crash scene
  • Secure a traffic crash scene
  • Manage injured people at a traffic crash scene
  • Gather information from people at a traffic crash scene
  • Gather traffic crash evidence to determine how and why the crash occurred
  • Facilitate driver information exchange
  • Issue a citation for a traffic crash
  • Clear a traffic crash scene
  • Complete the appropriate traffic crash report form to document the crash
  • Manage traffic crashes with unique circumstances

Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Apply critical thinking and problem-solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.

Tests

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Lectures
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

 

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