Zurich City Police in Switzerland Using RIEGL Scanners for Crash Scene Investigation

After serious roadway collisions, emergency responders are required to document the scene accurately and collect other court-admissible forensic evidence.

The Accident Engineering Service of the Zurich City Police has, among other technologies, been using RIEGL 3D terrestrial laser scanners for accident scene investigation. 

We release this video in German with English subtitles with kind permission by Zurich City Police, and we appreciate everyone at the Zurich City Police.

Check out the impressive 4-minute video below to see them in action!


RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions.

RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.

RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.

RIEGL’s Ultimate LiDARTM 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing “Innovation in 3D” for the LiDAR industry.

From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, training and support; RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.

Worldwide sales, training, support and service are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, China, and Australia; and by a worldwide network of representatives covering Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa.

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