"Training the Guardians of Democracy"
Establish high standards and exceptional training to ensure that criminal justice professionals in Washington State have the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively protect the life, liberty, and property of the people they serve.

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:

  • Appropriate attire for outdoor exercises
  • Colored pencils
  • Mechanical pencil
  • 100 foot measuring tape
  • 300 foot measuring tape

Supplies Provided:

  • A course manual
  • Calculator
  • Accident templates


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: $100


Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it seven days prior to the first day of class.
  • Fee: $100 No Show or Late cancellation.



  • 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.

How To Apply:

Online Registration-LMS (Only agency authorized personnel can access this tool. Contact your Training Manager on your local procedures).
Questions: Contact LMS Help Desk |  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Course, Program or Policy Questions:

Anthony Anderman | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Phone: 509.742.8145



Revised Aug 2015

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
0201-4 February 15 -19, 2016 Spokane Police Training Center
2302 N. Waterworks, Spokane
WA 99212
Open  / $100  

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0201-5 February 22 -26, 2016 Kennewick Police Department
211 W. 6th, Kennewick
WA 99336
Full  / $100  

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