Incident Mapping Suite – Meet the Trainers
Experienced trainers from the crash & crime industry
Meet the Leica Geosystems Incident Mapping Suite (IMS) team of certified trainers
Our trainers are experienced professionals whose services can be engaged either by enrolling in one of our online or classroom sessions, or by contracting them to teach custom-made sessions online or in the convenience of your office. Please call 1-800-668-3312 or internationally call 01-250-707-0000 to make inquiries about custom training, or see the training schedule to learn about our upcoming classes.
Andrew Klane has been a member of the Massachusetts State Police for 29 years and holds the rank of Lieutenant. He has been assigned to the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) for the past 25 years. Upon promotion to the rank of Lieutenant in 2009, he has been the Section Commander of the CARS Unit with 4 Sergeants and 19 troopers reporting in to him.
Andrew has reconstructed over 500 serious injury and fatal motor vehicle crashes. He has testified numerous times as an expert witness in both District and Superior Courts throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) and also holds the position of board member on the ACTAR governing board of directors. Andrew represents the Massachusetts State Police on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Task Force. He has been responsible for the selection and implementation of technology to facilitate CARS achieving the Departments quick clearance initiative which he participated in developing. Andrew was responsible for the design and implementation of the UAS (Drone) program for the Massachusetts State Police, used specifically for the quick clearance of traffic crashes.
Andrew also has an expertise in the forensic mapping of crash and crime scenes. He has dedicated a significant portion of his professional career to bringing technology into the reconstruction of motor vehicle collisions and crime scene mapping. This technology includes total station, GNSS, laser scanning, and aerial photogrammetry using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Andrew has been using mapping software since the mid-nineties to forensically map collision and crime scenes. He has mastered the use of Autocad based mapping software including IMS MAP360. Andrew is a certified trainer for Leica/IMS MAP360 software and provides a “Field to Finish” level of confidence with his training abilities.
Sgt Brian Nightingale is currently a serving member of the RCMP as a certified law en-forcement officer, Team Leader of the Vancouver Island Collision Analysis Reconstruction Services stationed in Courtenay, B.C. He has over thirty-five years of law enforcement expe-rience, most recently with the Vancouver Island Reconstruction unit.
Sgt Nightingale has an extensive background in reconstruction work since 1994. He has over 23 years’ experience as a Certified Accident Reconstruction Specialist, with Full Canadian Accreditation as a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist. The courts recognize him as an ex-pert witness in both criminal and civil cases. He has investigated close to a thousand tech-nical collision investigations and completed dozens of forensic mapping projects for homi-cide investigations throughout his career.
Brad is employed as Detective Sergeant with the York Regional Police. He has over 20 years of forensic mapping experience and serves on several boards within the forensic community. Brad is a certified instructor for Leica Map360 and Leica Evidence Recorder and is well versed with mapping tools such as total stations and 3D laser scanners. Brad has trained numerous agencies in Canada, the USA, plus many other countries around the world.
With several years’ experience as an accident reconstructionist, Chenel understands the challenges in diagramming scenes and developing technical animations and simulations. As forensic product manager for MicroSurvey, part of Hexagon, Chenel supports users of the Leica Geosystems Map360 scene mapping software.
Eric Richardson is a 31.5 year Veteran of Law Enforcement. Eric started his career with the Oklahoma City Police Department in 1985. Eric spent 5 years in the patrol division before transferring to the crime scene investigations unit where he spent the remainder of his career. During his time with the Oklahoma City Police Department Eric worked approximately 320 homicides, numerous suicides, assaults, robberies and property crimes. Eric retired from the Oklahoma City Police Department as a Master Sergeant in December 2006. While working for the Oklahoma City Police Department Eric obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Eric obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
Eric went to work for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations in December 2006 as a Special Agent. Eric was assigned to work crime scenes as well as other investigative duties. Eric worked approximately 50 homicides, numerous suicides, assaults, robberies and property crimes. While working with the OSBI Eric obtained his Senior Crime Scene Analyst certification through the International Association of Identification in 2010. Eric also obtained his Master’s Degree in Aviation Administration in 2009. Eric left the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in February 2011 to take a position with the League City Police Department in Texas.
Eric remained as the Forensic Specialist with the League City Police Department in Texas until June 2016. Eric was responsible for managing the evidence room, processing crime scenes, fingerprint comparison, video analysis, processing evidence in the lab and providing testimony in court proceedings. Eric is a court qualified expert in Oklahoma and Texas as well as Federal Court.
Eric has taught numerous courses pertaining to crime scene investigations since 1999. Eric has taught crime scene photography, bloodstain patter analysis, shooting scene reconstruction, crime scene mapping (including the use of total stations and 3D scanners) and aviation accident investigation. Eric was a CLEET certified instructor in the state of Oklahoma. Eric has authored an extensive crime scene checklist and produced an application for crime scene processing available for Apple and Android devices.
Ken retired after 26 years of sworn service with the Portland Police Bureau, including 20 years as a criminalist in the Forensic Evidence Division. He continues to serve as an officer in the Portland Police Reserve Unit and an adjunct professor of criminal justice for Portland Community College. Ken is the training manager for Leica Geosystems’ Public Safety Group.
CFS - Jamie Selves
Jamie Selves has earned her certification from MicoSurvey Software Inc. (Leica Geosystems) as an Incident Mapping Suite Trainer. She works for Collision Forensic Solutions, L.L.C. as well as MicroSurvey Software Inc. as a Forensic Mapping Instructor.
As an independent Forensics Mapping Instructor, Jamie’s instruction in the forensic mapping field has been vital for numerous local and state law enforcement agencies across the United States. Traveling across the country, she provides students with the resources and explanations to excel in the forensic mapping field. Her expertise aids students in both crime scene and crash reconstruction. Upon completion of any training, Jamie enables her students to feel proficient and confident in their work as Jamie provides 24-hour technical support on a range of topics such as IMS Map 360, Total Station and Evidence Recorder.
Jamie is a former Information Systems Analyst with the United States Army at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Her knowledge on tactical IT networking and physical dedication as a paratrooper awarded her several medals, ribbons and badges. Amongst awarded, the Iraq Campaign Medal with Arrowhead.
Jamie’s studies have earned her an Associate of Applied Science with a concentration in Photography from the International Academy of Art and Design in Tampa, Florida. Jamie is currently working on obtaining her Forensic Photography and Imaging Certification from the International Association for Identification.
In addition, Jamie is a registered Yoga Teacher 200. She has been certified by Connected Warriors, Inc. as a Trauma–Conscious Yoga Instructor. She provides evidence-based trauma–conscious yoga therapy programs for servicemembers, veterans, and their families. Continually raising awareness on veteran suicide, Jamie is an Ambassador for Mission 22.
CFS - Joel Salinas
Joel Salinas, ACTAR, has over 33 years of experience investigating and reconstructing traffic collisions. He is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction, (ACTAR # 1569). He worked for the California Highway Patrol from 1984 to 1988. From 1988 to 2012 he worked for the Vallejo Police Department in Northern California where he retired as a Lieutenant. He has investigated and supervised the investigation of over 1000 traffic collisions.
He has testified as an expert in Traffic Accident Reconstruction in criminal and civil court.
He has extensive training in the field of Collision Reconstruction, Forensic Mapping, and Laser Scanning. He currently provides training in the above areas.
Joel is co-author of the book Fundamentals of Forensic Mapping and a Professional Society of Forensic Mappers (PSFM) approved instructor.
Joel has a part time consulting business, Joel Salinas and Associates, where he provides Forensic Mapping,3D Laser Scanning and Collision Reconstruction services.
Joel is a member of the California Association of Reconstruction Specialists (CAARS). He is also a member of PSFM and NAPARS.
CFS - Mike Selves
Mike Selves is a retired certified law enforcement officer in the State of South Dakota. Mike has over twenty years of law enforcement experience, most formally with the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
Mike has an extensive background in the field of crash investigation as well as reconstruction work. He has over twenty four years experience as a Certified Crash Reconstruction Specialist, and is also certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR #1286),with Full Accreditation as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist. The courts recognize him as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases, and he has investigated numerous crashes throughout his career.
Mike is also a member of the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS), Midwest Association of Technical Investigators (MATAI), National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and Investigators (NATARI), and the Professional Society of Forensic Mapping.
Mike is a certified instructor in IMS Map360, Evidence Recorder Collection Software, Forensic Mapping, CAD Software, and Crash Investigation Courses. Mike also owns and operates Collision Forensic Solutions, LLC.