Tools needed to document a crash scene

What are the tools needed to document a crash scene?

Crash Scene Investigators must be properly equipped to perform their job. This means they must possess both the know-how and certain basic equipment. After hundreds of hours of training, including time spent reconstructing staged collisions, one can become a certified reconstructionist.

Crash reconstruction tools vary agency to agency, depending on department size, budget, responsibilities and needs.

crash reconstructionist

What does a crash reconstructionist do?

Well, for starters, what is crash reconstruction? Crash reconstruction is the process through which investigators determine how and why a collision occurred, ultimately determining whether or not a crime has been committed. A crash reconstructionist, or reconstruction team, must observe, gather, and preserve evidence from the scene, study the events surrounding the crash, and piece …

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Press Release: L-Tron returns from the Pennsylvania State Police Crash Reconstruction Seminar in Gettysburg, PA

The L-Tron team has returned from a successful trip to the Pennsylvania State Police Crash Reconstruction Seminar in Gettysburg, PA which took place from November 1-5, 2021. The team had the opportunity to present two technologies built directly from the voice of law enforcement. These tools help officers better protect and serve their communities – the 4910LR Driver’s License Reader and OSCR360 for Crash Reconstruction.

Pennsylvania Crash Reconstruction Seminar

Press Release: L-Tron to Attend Pennsylvania Crash Reconstruction Seminar

The L-Tron team will travel to Gettysburg for the annual Pennsylvania Crash Reconstruction Seminar. This event is hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and will be held from November 1-5, 2021. The team will present the 4910LR Driver’s License Reader and OSCR360 for Crash Reconstruction to conference attendees.

Bettendorf Police department IA

How is the Bettendorf Police Department Utilizing OSCR360?

Sergeant Andrew Champion of the Bettendorf Police Department reached out to L-Tron in March of 2019 – he was originally looking for a tool that could help him open roads up faster after crashes. After meeting OSCR, he realized the system could be used for so much more. How is the department utilizing OSCR360 now?

18+ Ways to Fund your OSCR360

18+ Ways to Fund your OSCR360

18+ Ways to Fund your OSCR360 OSCR360 has been traveling the country, assisting Officers with everything from crime scene documentation and active shooter pre-planning to arson investigations and hunting-related shootings and more. The OSCR360 capture kit and desktop software allows users to capture overalls of their scenes quickly, and then these 360-degree images act as …

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OSCR visits Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Where’s OSCR? Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Just a few short weeks ago, OSCR360 visited Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Check out what we learned on our trip to the central Pennsylvania region. First stop: Reading, PA. Known for its pretzels, being the only city in the country where you can start kindergarten and graduate from college on the same street, and having …

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OSCR360 is not a total station

What’s the Difference Between a Laser Measuring Device and OSCR360?

  Crime scenes and motor vehicle crashes are often complex and difficult to figure out. That’s why police departments train their people to be forensic and crash reconstruction specialists. That’s also why civilian crash reconstructionists and private investigators follow up such incidents. These specialists are experts who investigate and determine the chain of events leading …

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