Crash Reconstruction Team

Crash reconstructionist at workThe State Police Crash Reconstruction Team is made up of Troopers and Sergeants throughout the state. They are available on request to assist other Troopers or other police agencies with serious crash investigations.

Trooper investigating a crashThey are equipped regionally with 4 Total Stations (survey type equipment), advanced diagramming software, and have the capability to obtain electronic data from vehicle’s airbag restraint system modules.

Crash diagramCRT members must have completed the crash investigation course taught in the basic academy, an 80 hour At Scene class, an 80 hour Advanced class, and an 80 hour Accident Reconstructionist course before they are considered for the team. 

CRT is one of the most active special teams in the state, and responds to more than 40 serious injury or fatal crashes every year.

Our mission is to assist VSP and other law enforcement agencies in the investigation and reconstruction of motor vehicle crashes that result in serious bodily injuries or fatalities.

Crash Reconstruction Team Commander

Lieutenant Barb KesslerLieutenant Barb Kessler
VSP Headquarters
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300
Telephone - 802-244-8727





Contact Information

Vermont State Police HeadquartersVSP Seal
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300
M - F / 8am - 4pm
Telephone - 802-244-8727

Please call your nearest VSP Barracks outside of normal business hours.

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