2020 Radar Instructor Refresher Classes

Check with the academies to see if this training is still scheduled

September 18, 2020            Morris County Police Academy
October 9, 2020                   Ocean County Police Academy
November 20, 2020             Monmouth County Police Academy

Times:                                  9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Cost:                                     Free

Presented by the NJ Division of Criminal Justice, this is a one-day refresher course that is required for RADAR instructors to maintain their certification.  A radar instructor/operator certificate is valid for three years.  In the third year, prior to expiration, each instructor must attend a refresher course.  

Instructors no longer receive notification for when they are due for recertification.  It is the responsibility of each instructor to know when their certification expires and to renew the instructor certification prior to expiration.

Registration must be made on the DCJ General Course Registration Form and faxed to DCJ at (732) 974-7551. 

Click here to download the DCJ RADAR Instructor Refresher Registration Form

Dates:      Sept 16 & 17, 2020          or            Sept 23 & 24, 2020
Times:      9:00 am to 12 Noon        or            9:00 am to 12 noon
Cost:        Free

Kean University is offering two online Math Review Workshops for Crash Investigators in September. This is an interactive online workshop dealing with the equations used in Crash Investigations. Attendees will be utilizing these equations to solve a variety of crash-related scenarios.  

This workshop will be offered twice with each one covering two consecutive days, three hours per day. Certificates are awarded to participants who attend the entire workshop (both days). Attendees need to have access to a computer with an internet connection and audio capabilities (microphone and speaker) to take part in this Webinar.  

Attendees are strongly encouraged to review the basic principles of math and physics found in the Advanced Crash Investigation Courses before participating in this workshop.  A scientific calculator will be needed for working out the problems presented during the sessions. Participants will be emailed a workbook file before the Webinar that will need to be printed out for use in the workshop.

To allow for an enriched learning experience, the number of participants for this Webinar is limited, so register early.

Kean University is presenting this workshop, which is offered free to Law Enforcement Crash Investigators, with funding and support from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety.

Click here to download a registration form.

Online Math Review Workshop for Crash Investigators


UAS Applications for Traffic Safety

Dates:               September 23 & 24, 2020
Times:              8:00 am–10:00 am                    
Cost:                Free – Registration is required          

Hosted by Rutgers CAIT and sponsored by the Division of Highway Traffic Safety, this course is being offered three times as indicated above, it is a 2-day (2 hours each session) program.  Make sure to sign in with for full name to receive credit.  Log on instructions for both sessions will be in your registration confirmation.  This course describes how UAS will provide a benefit for traffic safety.  Software applications, when combined with UAS, can assist with roadway safety by collecting faster, more accurate data at crash scenes and reducing the amount of time for road closures and officer exposure to traffic. Discussions will include commonly used UAS platforms, the FAA pilot certification process, how the UAS is certified and regulated, privacy concerns, and proposed State regulations.  Highlights include how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations.  Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

Click here to register for the September 23 & 24 webinar


NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher 

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality.  Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

September 8-9, 2020      (8a-10a)  https://cait.rutgers.edu/event/njtr-1-crash-form-refresher-webinar-september/


22nd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase – Virtual “Preparing Today for a Resilient Tomorrow”

Dates:         October 28, 29 & 30 2020

Times:         9:00 AM to Noon

Location:    Online
Cost:           Registration is complimentary

This program is organized by the NJDOT Bureau of Research in partnership with the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJ LTAP); funding is provided by the Federal Highway Administration.  For more information and registration, go to the showcase's website by clicking the link below.

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Listed below are the titles of the current courses offered by Rutgers CAIT which are related to Police Traffic Safety.
Click the link above to go to the Rutgers CAIT Training website and search for the appropriate course.

NJDHTS Crash Analysis Tool - Demonstration
Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders
2020 Work Zone Safety Conference
Work Zone Safety Awareness for Local Police
NJDHTS - Police Work Zone Safety Train-The-Trainer
NJDHTS – NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher
UAS Applications for Traffic Safety

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More information on other training courses related to traffic safety can be found in the training section of our monthly newsletters. 

Click here to go to the current edition and the archive of past newsletters

Practical Traffic Engineering for Police Officers

Dates:             Fall of  2020 TBA
Time:               9:30am-1:30pm
Location:         Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center, New Brunswick
Cost:               TBA

The class runs for six days, one day a week.  Students must be pre-registered before attending the course. 

Due to the restrictions in place, there will not be a class for the fall semester at this time.

The current plans are to offer the next class during the spring semester of 2021.

Click Here to see the 2020 Crash Investigation Training offered by NJDHTS

NJDHTS/Kean has canceled all in-person classes for 2020

​​New Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association 

Traffic Safety Related Training

Rutgers CAIT  Webinars