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Traffic Incident Management

Sep. 19, 2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
Catlin Fire Department
107 East Davis Street
Catlin, IL 61817
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This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

This course meets state guidelines for the following mandated subject areas:

  • Civil Rights (0.5hrs)
  • Constitutional Use of Law Enforcement Authority (0.5hrs)
  • Emergency Medical Response (1.0hrs)
  • Legal Updates (1.0hrs)
  • Procedural Justice (1.0hrs)
  • Lead Homicide Investigator (4.0hrs credit)


The Illinois Department of Transportation, with support of various emergency response agencies and groups, has established a statewide Traffic Incident Management Training Program. This 4-hour course includes participants from all disciplines involved in incident management and is the first multi-disciplinary class of its kind in Illinois. The goal is to provide responders with information and best practices that improve their safety at highway incident scenes.

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  • Dangers encountered by emergency responders working in or near traffic
  • Traffic Incident management fundamentals
  • Principle Laws that relate to responder safety
  • Notifications and Scene “Size-up”
  • Safe Vehicle Positioning “Move it” and “‘Work It”
  • Scene Safety and avoiding the Zero Buffer
  • Incident Command Systems and responsibilities
  • Traffic management and Advance Warning Areas
  • Special Circumstances (Vehicle fire, HazMat, Vehicle fluid spills, etc…)
  • Clearance strategies and Scene Termination


Luke Dorsey, Trooper
Illinois State Police