Officer Training Opportunities

April 28, 2017

BATON ROUGE - Through a grant funded by the Traffic Records Coordinating Committee (TRCC), Louisiana State Police is partnering with Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office to co-host three series of Crash Investigation I & II courses with dates starting in June. These courses are free of charge and will be taught by Northwestern University instructors. Registration is required, and seating is limited to 36 students per course. These courses are reserved for P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officers only.

The classes are filling up fast. The TRCC is working to fund additional courses. To be placed on a waiting list for future classes, please send TRCC Coordinator, Karla Houston an email at  


June 5-30, 2017 Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Academy 1825 W. Willow Street, Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Captain Michael Andrus Phone: (337) 236-5607

Baton Rouge
August 7-September 1, 2017 Louisiana State Police Training Academy 7901 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810 
Register at

Shreveport Area
September 5-29, 2017 Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Academy 2981 Old Plain Dealing Road, Plain Dealing, LA 71064 
Contact: Mabria Grosjean Phone: (318) 965-3525 Email:

Northwestern requires the following items be brought to class:

  • Comfortable outdoor clothing (likely to get dirty) forthe second week of each course
  • Simple calculator with square root key
  • Laptop computer (or other device) with USB port(s) and Adobe Reader installed (Student reference material will be provided on USB flash drives.)

About the Highway Safety Research Group
The Highway Safety Research Group is a division of the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship and Information Systems within the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business. HSRG collects, maintains, analyzes and distributes crash data to support public policy decisions in Louisiana. Through a grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the HSRG developed a software program, LACRASH, which has revolutionized the way traffic accidents are reported. For more, visit our home page.

About the LATRCC
The Louisiana Traffic Records Coordinating Committee is a group of safety organizations that coordinates the advancement of Traffic Records data systems for all stakeholders to support decision making, improve traffic safety and save lives.


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