Sample Traffic Accident Investigator Resume

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Jay Lawing
503 Heron Way
Portland, OR 97205

Objective Experienced Traffic Accident Investigator searching for the opportunity to enhance my skills while making positive contributions to company.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Vast experience in law enforcement with a recognized public safety agency
  • Extensive knowledge of state accident reporting requirements and procedures
  • Profound knowledge of city and State traffic enforcement laws, statutes and codes
  • Thorough knowledge of first-aid and CPR techniques
  • Familiarity with police radio, dispatch and communication practices and procedures
  • Ability to interview and solicit information from drivers and witnesses
  • Ability to analyze probable cause
  • Ability to give accurate and convincing testimony in court

Work Experience:

Traffic Accident Investigator, August 2005 – Present
City of Yuma, Portland, OR

  • Interviewed drivers, passengers and witnesses, collected physical evidence, took measurements and photographs and developed conclusions.
  • Maintained traffic control at fire scenes, accidents, chemical spills and other hazardous incidents.
  • Developed comprehensive accident reports – diagrams, photographs, measurements and actions taken related to enforcement.
  • Entered and maintained accident statistics for Traffic Division.
  • Assisted Police Sergeant with noting traffic problems, locating accidents and special details.
  • Resolved routine problems encountered in performance of work assignments.

Traffic Accident Investigator, May 2000 – July 2005
Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Portland, OR

  • Performed detailed investigations into road traffic incidents and circumstances leading up to an accident.
  • Gathered information by communicating with the police, acquiring bystander’s statements and checking scene photographs.
  • Produced accident reports and expert witness reports for insurance companies and management.
  • Investigated complaints made by the public, parents, students, drivers and bus attendants.


Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA

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