2019 Courses of Instruction


  • April 1-12, 2019

Prerequisite: The successful completion of Basic Crash Investigation or an equivalent course.

Course Description: This school is an intense two-week course which focuses on the development of the student's skills in gathering evidence at the scene of a crash and the fundamentals of vehicle dynamics.  The concepts of time, distance, and the conservation of momentum are covered in detail.

Advanced Crash Investigation provides the student with investigative techniques in technical areas including obtaining drag factors; photographing the crash scene; and working with formulas to determine speed estimates from skids, scruffs, falls, and vaults.  The student will also learn how to prepare scale diagrams and develop field survey techniques for determining intersection angles, slopes, grades, and curve radii.

Who Should Attend: This course is designed for peace officers and individuals responsible for investigating motor vehicle crashes.

Tuition/ Registration Fees: Registration fees are due by the first day of class.  If fees are not paid in full prior to completion of class, certificates and continuing education hours will not be issued unless payment is received.


  • $355 - tuition, meals, and lodging
  • $210 - tuition and meals
  • $855 - tuition, lodging, and meals (federal, private, and non-Missouri agencies)
  • $486 - tuition and meals (federal, private, and non-Missouri agencies)

Continuing Education Hours:

  • 36 hours of Technical Studies
  • 12 hour of Skill Development

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • 3 hours
  • Sergeant Eric Keim
  • 573-751-9940
For questions concerning enrollment:
  • Jeanette Ford
  • 573-751-3626 or jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training