North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Courtroom Success for Crash Investigators

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

This course offering is for traffic crash investigators and prosecutors who have a responsibility for investigation and/or prosecution of cases involving serious traffic crash injuries or fatalities.

Course Goal:

This course will teach you how to document, interpret and present traffic crash evidence as it relates to prosecution of a serious traffic case.

Course Objectives:

  • Properly document a serious case.
  • Interpret evidence and develop methods of understanding for a jury.
  • Present traffic crash evidence to achieve successful prosecution.


Classroom presentation, group case assignment and development, as well as mock courtroom exercises will be employed to provide a complete learning experience.

Course Requirements:

100% attendance is required.  Students successfully completing all course requirements will receive training certificates from the NC Justice Academy.
Proper attire for classroom is business casual, slacks and collared shirt (no shorts, t-shirts, sandals, etc.).

Special Concerns:

Class will continue to 5:00 PM on both dates.


Register for ALL NCJA classes (online, traditional, web-based) on our North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.




Course Coordinator:

Kris R. Merithew

Length of Course:

16 hours (2 days)