Gary R. Corey, Jr.

Senior Consultant / ACTAR / Chicago

Background

Mr. Corey a fully Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist with the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), a National Child Safety Seat Technician and an accredited Drug Recognition Expert.  He served as a police officer for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the Glynn County Police Department in Georgia for 18 years. As a certified law enforcement instructor, he teaches basic accident investigation, radar, LiDAR and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

In his role as police accident reconstructionist, Mr. Corey has investigated approximately 800 traffic accidents as the uniformed at-scene police investigator and has been the follow-up police investigator after-the-fact for approximately 40 other accidents. His role has been to determine primary collision factors, estimate speeds, determine pre- and post-impact trajectories and general reconstruction of the accident. He has taken statements, photographs, and measurements, collected physical evidence, prepared scaled diagrams and collision reports, and provided both miscellaneous technical assistance and court testimony. His court testimony history includes appearances in city, state, and superior court and has consulted on cases for plaintiffs and defendants.

Education and Certifications

  • Certified Traffic Accident Reconstructionist: Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction