Traffic Accident Investigation Unit

The Accident Team is comprised of deputies specially trained in the investigation of traffic crashes and crime scene mapping. They are equipped to respond to fatality or serious injury crashes and crime scenes in Johnson County. The unit also provides aid to outside law enforcement agencies, responding when the use of forensic mapping equipment would prove beneficial to the investigation.  These duties are in addition to their current assignment.

Deputies are trained annually in accident investigation techniques and attend continuing education training courses nationally. The unit consists of personnel that are certified as Accident Reconstructionist and Commercial Motor Vehicles inspectors for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations enforcement.  The unit uses the latest technology and science for scene mapping and diagramming.