Brennan Echols

Forensic Expert
Accident Reconstruction

Brennan Echols joined Aperture in 2023 as an Accident Reconstructionist. Brennan previously worked as a police officer for the Sugar Land Police Department. During his time with the police department, he had many different roles varying in responsibilities. In 2016 Brennan joined the Traffic Division where became an accident reconstructionist and certified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). During his time he also became a certified police motorcycle operator and has thousands of hours operating motorcycles in varying road and weather conditions.                                

Brennan took courses through Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) where he received his accident reconstruction certification. He also became certified by the Texas Department of Public Safety and was certified to enforce Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations on commercial vehicles. Brennan is a proficient operator of the FARO 3D Laser Scanner, small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), and other tools commonly used in the field of accident reconstruction.

Brennan's Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Motorcycle Operations


Wharton County Junior College 

  • Law Enforcement Academy, 2007 
  • NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and DWI Detection, 2007 

Texas A&M Engineering Extension (TEEX) 

  • Intermediate Accident Investigation, 2016 
  • Advanced Accident Investigation, 2017 
  • Collision Reconstruction, 2017 

Gus George Law Enforcement Academy 

  • Intermediate Crime Scene Investigation, 2009 
  • Advanced Driving (EVOC), 2011 

Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, Texas 

  • Auto Theft/Motor Vehicle Investigation, 2013 
  • Motorcycle Operators Course, 2016 
  • Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (FMCSR), 2017 
  • Commercial Vehicle Weight Enforcement, 2018 

Lone Star College 

  • Breathalyzer / Intoxilyzer Operator, 2010 

Bill Blackwood LEMI of Texas 

  • NHTSA – ARIDE, 2015 

Northwestern University

  • Police Motorcycle Operations, 2016 

Professional Certifications

FAA Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft System Remote Pilot

Master Peace Officer

Crash Data Retrieval Specialist

Work Experience

Aperture, LLC, Current, Forensic Expert – Accident Reconstruction / FMCSR / Motorcycle Operation

Consultation, research and real-world testing for motorcycle-specific situations, motorcycle performance capabilities, operator training, handling, challenges, and responsibilities. Accident investigation, reconstruction, and analysis for motorcycles, passenger and commercial vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists through the employment of engineering and scientific disciplines. Production of trial and testimony aids such as accident site diagrams, charts, maps, animations, and video exhibits. 

Sugar Land Police Department, 2008 - 2023, Motorcycle Police Officer / Accident Reconstructionist / FMCSR (DOT INSPECTOR)

Routine investigation of vehicle accidents, investigation, and reconstruction of major and fatality crashes. Forensic mapping and documentation of accident and crime scenes. Detection and enforcement of traffic law violations, DWI interdictions, accident causation analysis. Performance of hundreds of random FMCSR compliance inspections on all types of commercial vehicles. Expert knowledge of how air-brake systems operate and routine inspection of the braking systems. Responsible for complete investigation and courtroom testimony of vehicular crimes. 

Panera Bread, 2002 - 2007, General Manager


Accident Reconstruction

Scene Investigation

Vehicle Investigation

Commercial Motor Vehicle examination

Event Data Recorded extraction

Motorcycle Performance Testing

Brennan's Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Motorcycle Operations

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