Michelle L. Price

Consultant / ACTAR / Baltimore

Background

Ms. Price holds an A.A. degree in Criminal Justice and is an Accredited Accident Reconstructionist through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR #2963). Starting as a patrol officer in 1995, Ms. Price has been a member of the Baltimore City Police Dept. for her entire career including eight years as a K-9 Handler.  

Since 2008, she has worked on the Baltimore City Police Dept. Crash Team as a detective where she has investigated hundreds of serious and fatal vehicle collisions. has 10 years of experience in traffic crash reconstruction involving motor vehicles, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and pedestrians.  

Ms. Price’s area of expertise include motor vehicle crash reconstruction, motorcycle crash reconstruction, pedestrian/bicycle versus vehicle crash reconstruction, commercial vehicle crash reconstruction, event data recorder analysis for passenger vehicles, seatbelt analysis, and rollover crash reconstruction.  She has extensive training in crash scene mapping using a Total Station and hand measurements. Ms. Price is an avid motorcycle rider, which gives her unique knowledge in the investigation of motorcycle collisions and operator actions/reactions.

Ms. Price is an Adjunct Instructor for the Maryland Crash Reconstruction Committee, where she teaches courses in the area of crash reconstruction including Event Data Recorder Use in Traffic Crash Reconstruction and Investigation of Motorcycle Crashes.  She is an adjunct instructor with the Maryland State Highway Administration, Office of CHART (Coordinated Highways Action Response Team).  Ms. Price is an instructor with the Baltimore City Police Academy, where she teaches courses in procedures for handling a collision scene/investigation, the automated crash reporting system, and traffic incident management.    

Education and Certifications

• Criminal Justice, A.A.: Essex Community College
• Accredited Accident Reconstructionist: Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR #2963)
• Bosch Certified Crash Data Retrieval Technician and Analyst
• LIDAR, RADAR Certifications
• Traffic Safety Specialist: Maryland Office of Highway Safety 
• Police Officer: Maryland Police Training Commission
• Traffic Incident Management Liaison: Baltimore Region through State Highway Administration