Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2

Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2

04-22-19 8:00 AM - 04-26-19 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center
Address: 5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614
5407 N University St, Poplar 100, Peoria, IL 61614


Michael J. Oyer, Director
Illinois Central College-Peoria Campus-Poplar Hall
Office P100
Classroom P101
5407 N. University Street P100
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:
Heather Grove:

Traffic Crash Reconstruction 2

Instructor: Chuck Lamb, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

April 22 – 26, 2019
8am – 5pm

Class will meet in our classroom (above)
Enrollment Deadline: April 15, 2019
Course Size: Minimum -12, Maximum – 20
Course Objective

This course provides additional training, through lectures and course material, on how to reconstruct traffic crashes and gives students the opportunity to analyze real-world case studies. These case studies provide examples of more complex cases than those studied in Traffic Crash Reconstruction 1; thus, further development of the student/investigator’s skills is achieved.

Course Content

Trigonometry in Reconstruction
Unit Circles
Trigonometric Functions

Pedestrian Accidents
   Pedestrian Motion
Vehicle Damage
Pedestrian Injuries

Conservation of Momentum
Oblique Collisions
Graphical Solutions
Mathematical Solutions

Motorcycle Accidents
   Braking capabilities
   Speed from damage

Occupant Kinetics
Injury Mechanisms
Who was driving

Case Studies
Intersection Crashes

Materials Needed for Course

Stand-alone scientific calculator, small pair of scissors, mechanical pencils, academic circular protrators-360 degree, Laptop computer with USB ports and Adobe Reader Installed.

Traffic Crash Reconstruction (2nd Edition) BookAll Traffic Crash Reconstruction 1 students receive a copy of the text.

About the Instructor

Charles Lamb      Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

Mr. Lamb is currently Management and Training Consultant of the Police Management Training. In that capacity, he promotes the Center for Public Safety services and programs with national, state and local agencies with responsibilities and interest in highway safety. He develops educational programs to meet the training needs of these agencies and serves as course director or assistant in presentation of training programs.

Mr. Lamb teaches extensively in the areas of Police Supervision, Management Executives Development, Accident Investigation, Radar Instructor, DUI and Drugs course and Field Training Officer. In addition, he is responsible for updating curriculums, and presenting the programs both of campus as well as in the field. He assist in setting up classrooms, instructors, stock withdrawals for the different classes on campus.

Prior to coming to the Center for Public Safety, Mr. Lamb was a Lieutenant of the Administrative Services Division with the Rochelle, Illinois Police Department, In that position, he was in charge of all civilian employees (dispatchers, crossing guards) records, vehicles, and maintenance, jail and photo room. During his 20 year career, Mr. Lamb handled a variety of administrative and operation law enforcement assignments before he assume his present duties with the Center for Public Safety

Mr. Lamb holds a MS degree in Criminal Justice from University of Aurora in Aurora, Illinois.

Course Certification Information
MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been  approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Mobile In-Service Training Team #7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets mandatory guidelines set for the following: Civil Rights, Lead Homicide Investigator, Civil Rights, Constitutional and Proper use of Law Enforcement Authority & Legal Updates