Tony has nearly 40 years of experience as an investigator, consultant and educator specializing in traffic crash reconstruction. His law enforcement career began as a Military Police officer the US Army, and continued with Henry County (IL) Sheriff's Department and Bloomington IL Police Department, on the Crash Investigation teams. He became a death investigator while serving as Chief Deputy Coroner with McLean County (IL) Coroner's Office and eventually oversaw the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Additionally, he served many years with the Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) as an instructor, Traffic Section Coordinator and Associate Director. During his time at IPTM, Tony developed and delivered curriculum in the field of traffic crash reconstruction and investigation, including IPTM's Advanced Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation Course based on his years of research in the area of Ped/Cyclist Crash Investigation. His publications, Fundamentals of Pedestrian / Cyclist Traffic Crash Reconstruction and Lamp Examination for Traffic Collision Investigators have been widely used in the field. Tony holds a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and is ACTAR certified.
Steve retired after 23 years as a police officer with the Ontario Provincial Police in Canada. In 2022, Steve started Truck Crash Specialists LLC and is now residing in Oklahoma, providing consulting services for Sooner Crash Consulting and Reconstruction LLC. Steve is a collision reconstructionist and has been conducting these duties since 2006, having had a hand in reconstructing over 550 collisions. He has assisted in the completion of 100 live instrumented crash tests including vehicle, motorcycle, heavy vehicle, cyclist, pedestrian and barrier systems. Steve received a full accreditation as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist with the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) in 2011 and was a past representative and assistant representative to the ACTAR Governing Board of Directors (GBOD). His passion is with Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders and their analysis and has been qualified numerous times as an expert in this field. Steve is a member-producer of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and serves on the J2728 Standard Truck and Bus Event Data Recorder Committee.
James retired after 23 years law enforcement experience with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, obtaining the rank of Lieutenant. He is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) and is a Certified Heavy Truck Technician though the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). James has previously served as a CVSA level one truck inspector and has reconstructed hundreds of traffic crashes. He has testified as an expert in both state and federal courts. James has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and holds an Advanced Law Enforcement certification through the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.
Scott owns and operates Collision Consulting and Reconstruction LLC which provides consultation services in civil cases. Previously he served with the Oregon State Police for 30 years and retired as a Sergeant. During his tenure with OSP, Scott was a CVSA level one truck inspector and managed the Heavy Truck Collision Reconstruction Team. Upon his retirement from the Oregon State Police, he managed the statewide collision reconstruction program and its 40 members. Scott is also retired from the Idaho State Police after serving for 4 years as their Collision Reconstruction Program Manager in a civilian capacity.
He holds an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement, plus an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the Board of Public Safety Standards and Training. He became accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) in 1994 and served on the Governing Board of Directors for over 10 years to include being Chairman of the GBOD.
John has over 34 years of law enforcement experience, serving with the Michigan State Police since 1987. He was a full time crash reconstructionist and held the rank of Spl/Sgt with the Traffic Crash Reconstruction unit. His work has been recognized by Governors Traffic Safety Advisory Commission with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Traffic Safety.
He has an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Northern Michigan University and is certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionists (ACTAR). He formerly served on the ACTAR Governing Board of Directors and is the past chairperson for the Theory Test Committee. He also serves on the Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators (MATAI) Board of Directors.
Greg retired as a Sergeant from the St. Paul, MN Police Department after a 26 year career in law enforcement. He is currently the principal crash reconstructionist for Northwest Crash Analysis, LLC. located in St Croix Falls, WI.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville in 1989 and has held full accreditation from ACTAR as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist since 1994. He is also a member of several crash reconstruction associations and has successfully completed specialized training in numerous areas related to crash investigation and reconstruction. He specializes in crash investigation, pedestrian-bicycle crash reconstruction, computer simulation and animation, 3D scanning and forensic mapping, forensic diagramming, and using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Jason Riddle retired from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol with 23 years of experience. During this time, he has been actively involved in the field of traffic crash reconstruction.
Jason has reconstructed more than 300 traffic collisions and has provided training to law enforcement officers in the field of traffic crash reconstruction.
He specializes in the field of event data recorders in both passenger cars and heavy trucks. He has testified as an expert in court and frequently assists police officers and state troopers.
Jason is accredited by the Accreditation Committee for Traffic Accident Reconstruction.
William Messerschmidt is a former police officer and traffic homicide investigator. After serving the City of Auburn with distinction for 8 years, Mr. Messerschmidt left government service to work with the late Dr. Edward L. Robinson where his work was focused on the investigation and analysis of commercial and heavy vehicle crashes. While working alongside the physicists and engineers at Robinson & Associates, Bill was introduced to Dr. Jeffery Muttart and almost immediately went back to school for the study of Human Factors Psychology and Engineering.
Since that time, Bill has studied Human Factors, focusing on transportation and industrial safety, at the University of Idaho, Emory-Riddell Aeronautical University, and The University of Aberdeen.
Today, Bill’s Accident Reconstruction work is primarily focused on applying Human Factors science to the analysis of traffic crashes and industrial accidents.
Bill's professional affiliations include Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) #1372,
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists,
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the
Society of Automotive Engineers
Bob Scurlock has been consulting in motor vehicle accidents for over a decade. He has been certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), and has also been certified by the Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) in Event Data Recorder (EDR) use in Traffic Crash Reconstruction, Human Factors, Occupant Kinematics, Pedestrian Crash Investigation, Bicycle Crash Investigation, and Motorcycle Crash Investigation. He is a member of the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS), the Maryland Association of Traffic Accident Investigators (MdATAI), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and the American Physical Society (APS). He has provided guidance in algorithm design and implementation of accident reconstruction software to leading corporations in the forensic technology sector. Dr. Scurlock is also the CEO of vCRASH, Americas, Inc., a distributor of Virtual CRASH software, and Crash Animation Studios, Inc., a producer of forensic animations.