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Bill Hoedebeck

Consultant/Retired Police CMV Enforcement Officer

Bill graduated from Lamar University in 2015 with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and from Midwestern State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Criminal Justice. He graduated from the Eastfield College Police Academy in 1993 and immediately started with the Rockwall County Sheriff Office. He retired from the Rowlett Police Department in 2018, where he was assigned to the Traffic/CVE Unit.  His responsibilities included hazardous traffic enforcement, investigation of motor vehicle crashes, motor vehicle and intoxication crimes.  The crashes he investigated most often were injury or death related crashes, primarily involving Commercial Vehicles and intoxication. He filed criminal charges related to vehicle crashes when warranted and routinely testified in criminal court, civil court, and depositions.  He has received training and certification in basic, intermediate, advanced, and reconstruction level collision investigation. He has received specialized training in auto/pedestrian reconstruction and crush energy analysis (speed from damage). He has also received specialized training in commercial vehicle inter-state and intra-state regulations, Electronic Data Logs (EDL), hazardous materials, bulk, other bulk inspections, commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crash reconstruction (including air brake inspections to determine braking efficiencies) and weight enforcement officer.  He has received training in total station mapping and 3D computer diagramming. He is a police instructor, a master level RADAR and LIDAR instructor for Kustom Signals and Stalker/Applied Concepts.  He has received training from Collision Safety Institute (CSI) as a Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Technician and Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Analyst. This is specialized training to retrieve crash data from electronic modules (AKA: the black box”) in crashed vehicles and analyze that data as part of a situationally complete reconstruction.  Bill is a member of the Texas Association of Accident Reconstructionists (TAARS) and the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Professionals (NAPARS).