Roland J. Proulx, Jr.
PO Box 230
Fall River, Massachusetts 02722
Traffic Accident Reconstructionist ACTAR Accreditation, Certification #300 National Headquarters, Denver Colorado
♦ Full accreditation as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR)
♦ Twenty- nine years of experience in law enforcement. Conducted criminal investigations, accident investigations and reconstructions, motor vehicle law enforcement, traffic direction, interviews, report writing and presenting court testimony both in general and as an expert in the field of accident investigation and accident reconstruction. Retired from Fall River Police Department April 2004.
♦ Responded to and investigated over 3000 actual motor vehicle collisions and performed a reconstruction analysis on over 1100 collisions.
♦ Expertise in calculating speed from flips, falls, vaults, critical speed analysis, linear and angular momentum, and impact crush damage. Triangulation, coordinate and total station field measuring in locating evidence and documenting a criminal or collision scene. Low speed rear & side impacts, law enforcement photography and crash tests.
♦ Certified in Police Motorcycle Operation; Accident Reconstruction; Commercial Vehicle Accident Investigation; Computer Aided Accident Reconstruction Programs; Nikon Total Station Collision Scene Mapping; Vista FX-2 Collision Diagramming and 3D Animation; Fingerprint Identification & Recovery; Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence; U.S. DOT North American Standardized Truck Inspection (NASTI); Police RADAR Operation Instructor; Occupant Protection Usage & Enforcement Instructor; Standardized Child Passenger Safety Technician; Pedestrian & Bicycle Accident Investigation; Insurance Fraud Investigation; Human Factors & Nighttime Visibility; Biomechanics of Injury from Traffic Collisions; Occupant Kinematics and Train Accident Investigation.