Allan V. Wright
is an experienced Forensic Investigator, Collision Reconstructionist, and Trainer
with a strong practical knowledge base.
Mr. Wright retired from the New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit after 31 years of service at the rank of Senior Investigator. He was an active member, as well as in charge of the Collision Reconstruction Unit for the five northern counties of New York State. During his career, he has investigated over 1,000 motor vehicle collisions and processed many crime scenes including homicide, rape, assault, etc.
Mr. Wright began his training and experience as a Collision Reconstructionist in 1992 and since has received additional training in the fields of Commercial Motor Vehicles, Pedestrian, Bicycles, and Motorcycles.
With additional training from the State Police in Forensic Photography, Crime Scene Processing, and Latent Print Examination and Analysis, Mr. Wright is trained in the field of Crime Scene Investigation
as well. He rose to the position of member-in-charge of the State Police Troop Forensic Unit before his retirement, responsible for crime scene management and on-scene investigation and supervision and latent fingerprint search and analysis, in addition to training of all new unit members.
A prior Adjunct Instructor in courses for Collision Reconstruction and Forensic Photography, Mr. Wright offers a 20 hour course offering hands on training in crime scene processing. Titled, Crime Scene Processing - A Common Sense Approach, the course is designed to aid the police officer or investigator in scene documentation, evidence collection, and court presentation.
- Allan V. Wright has given expert testimony in the field of Collision Reconstruction
as well as Crime Scene Investigation
. He has testified in criminal court in various County and Local courts, as well as Grand Juries in Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, and St Lawrence Counties.
Areas of Expertise
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Time / Distance Studies
- Speed Calculations
- Bulb Examination
- Tire Examination
- Seatbelt Assessment
- Pedestrian and Bicycle
- Commercial Motor Vehicles
|Scene AssessmentVehicle Impact SpeedsArea of ImpactSeatbelt UsageSight Distance AnalysisPerception Reaction AnalysisCrash Avoidance PossibilitiesDamage Profile AssessmentPolice Report Review|