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Laser Mapping System

October 7, 2013
Laser Technology added new components to its mapping package for crash scene investigations that includes an LTI TruPulse 200X laser, BAP data collector, and TruAngle device.

NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad

June 26, 2013
In March, the NYPD revamped its Highway Division Accident Investigation Squad, beefing up staffing, adding higher-tech tools, and broadening its mission to respond to serious, as well as fatal, crashes. The unit also got a new name: the Collision Investigation Squad.

Appriss Provides Electronic Crash Reporting Software To Illinois Agencies

October 12, 2012
The Appriss electronic crash reporting solution has been certified by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is now available for deployment to law enforcement agencies across the state, the company announced.

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Crash of Md. Officer

August 21, 2012
Investigators located the silver Acura involved in the fatal crash of a Maryland police officer and arrested an occupant of the car early Tuesday, authorities said.

N.M. State Officer Suffers Heart Attack at Scene

August 17, 2012
The New Mexico Motor Transportation officer died Thursday, after suffering a major heart attack while working an accident scene.

Report: Fla. Troopers' Mistakes Highlighted In 10-Vehicle Pileup

April 26, 2012
Florida state troopers mismanaged a fatal 10-vehicle pileup in January, according to a report issued Thursday by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

LAPD Adopts New Policy for Officer-Involved Crashes

March 14, 2012
Acknowledging major problems with the quality of its investigations into serious traffic collisions involving officers, the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced new rules intended to improve the thoroughness and credibility of the inquiries.

Man Struck, Killed by Fla. Cop Was Likely Intoxicated

October 10, 2011
The pedestrian struck and killed by a Mount Dora (Fla.) Police officer was likely intoxicated as we walked in the middle of the roadway on Saturday night.

Video: La. Woman Pulled from Ditch by Hair Sues Cops

September 20, 2011
A Louisiana woman pulled from a ditch by a Baton Rouge Police officer at an accident scene has filed suit against the officers, including Sgt. Robert Schilling, who was captured on video dragging her by the hair.

Fake Delaware Cop Tells Driver To Follow Him To Station

August 24, 2011
A 56-year-old Pennsylvania man was nearly rear-ended by a Kia hatchback at about 6 p.m. on Monday. The Kia driver, who was dressed in what appeared to be a police uniform, began yelling and cursing at the driver, demanding he show his operator's license.

Cadets Honored for Helping Deputy Secure Accident Scene

August 8, 2011
Three cadets with the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office will be honored soon for helping out at a traffic collision on Friday between an Acura and a big rig tomato truck.

Crash Zone and Crime Zone 9.0

July 29, 2011
The CAD Zone has released Version 9.0 of its popular Crash Zone and Crime Zone diagramming software programs for law enforcement professionals. Users claim the new features and more efficient user interface in Version 9 lead to completing diagrams 25 to 50 percent faster.

Baltimore Cop Struck by Cruiser, Falls from Expressway

June 23, 2011
A Baltimore Police officer is in critical condition, after she was struck by her cruiser, knocked off the Jones Falls Expressway, and fell 30 feet. She remained in critical condition Thursday, two days after the fall.

Tennessee Deputy Shot by Estranged Husband

June 8, 2011
Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Deputy Richard "Keith" Bellar succumbed Tuesday to injuries he sustained when a separated husband shot him in the head earlier in the week.

Roadside Safety Introduces Duro Flash LEDs As Alternative To Incendiary Flares

March 25, 2011
The Duro Flash devices can be used by officers to mark vehicles, close a lane, direct traffic, or make a location more visible. A Duro Flash unit can also be placed under a cone for higher visibility.

D.C. Officer Struck While Investigating Hit-and-Run

February 28, 2011
The officer was struck early Monday by a Honday, while investigating a hit-and-run where a pedestrian pushing a moped across the bridge was fatally struck.

Crash Zone and Crime Zone

October 1, 2008
Version 8 of CAD Zone’s Crash Zone and Crime Zone program includes new and improved features users have requested, like new animation tools, a new 3D body poser, skid analysis and momentum calculation tools, a 3D stair builder, and a vehicle database. You can also quickly create a movie based on the accurate data you measure at the site.

Troopers Report Many Motorcycle Riders to Blame For Fatal Collisions

August 28, 2008
New statistics from the Washington State Patrol show motorcycle riders are to blame in many fatal collisions. State troopers report 80 percent of fatal collisions are the fault of the rider and half of the accidents don't involve a second driver.

The CAD Zone Crash Zone/Crime Zone Software 8.0

September 1, 2006
Version 8.0 of The CAD Zone’s Crash Zone and Crime Zone diagramming software for crash and crime scene investigation has improved forensic mapping and 3D capabilities. The new version can quickly perform a skid analysis, pose bodies in 3D so they appear in your diagrams just as they’re found at the scene, create an exact stairway based on the dimension of individual steps or the overall staircase, and more, while offering more symbols and realistic shading options for surfaces.

Rail Accident Sites Offer Serious Safety Hazards

June 1, 1996

On Sept. 28, 1989, a fire truck from the Catlett, Calif., Fire Department was struck by an Amtrak passenger train as the truck crossed a rural railroad right-of-way while responding to a vehicle fire. The truck was totally destroyed, and two firefighters aboard were killed.

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