Major Accident Investigation Team

Mission


The Major Accident Investigation Team’s mission is to provide the citizens and visitors of the City of Colonial Heights with professional, competent service in the investigation of motor vehicle-related crashes.

Responsibilities


The team is responsible for investigating fatal and major vehicle crashes, as well as crashes involving police department vehicles. M.A.I.T. also provides expertise to patrol officers regarding the investigation of less serious crashes.

Many M.A.I.T. investigations involve the determination of speed, crash reconstruction, interviewing witnesses, collecting and preserving forensic evidence, and court testimony.