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Collision Investigation-Basic, Course #0201

Course Description:

This class is 40 hours in length. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize and collect at-scene accident evidence such as tire marks, vehicle damage, roadway condition and vehicle and driver condition
  • Accurately complete the standardized Accident Investigation Report
  • Understand the most effective interviewing techniques for drivers, occupants and witnesses
  • Organize and prepare for court use the evidence collected from the accident scene

Supplies Needed:

Supplies Provided:

  • Accident templates – Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

Prerequisite:   Currently employed as a law enforcement officer


Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
  • Visitors attending training at WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.  If you are not wearing agency identification, you will be asked to check in at the front desk and will be provided with a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Cost: To be determined


Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: 7 days prior to class. Send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Fee: If a student cancels within the 7 day window (1 week prior to class) they will have a $50 cancellation fee. If a student is a “No Show” their agency will be charged the full course fee.



  • Hours Vary
  • Monday thru Friday
  • Dates and location listed below

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest SurveyPlease Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.


Online Registration-LMS - Please contact your Training Manager to get registered online via LMS for this course.


Registration status does not guarantee acceptance into the class.  Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class, and you will receive a notice at that time.
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Interested in hosting a course or teaching? Contact the Program Manager

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Program Manager
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Revised May 2019

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
0201-2 November 04 -08, 2019 Yakima Police Department
207 S. 3rd Street, Yakima
WA 98901
Open  / $100  

Class Hours 0800-1700
0201-3 November 18 -22, 2019 Grant County Sheriff's Office
1274 Lowry St., Moses Lake
WA 98823
Open  / None  

Cost: TBD
0201-1 December 02 -06, 2019 Kennewick Police Department
211 W 6th Avenue, Kennewick
WA 99336
Open  / $100  

Class Hours 0800-1700