Mr. Stephen Emolo has over 30 years’ experience in the field of traffic accident reconstruction. Prior to forming the SKE partnership with his colleagues, John C. Scott and John G. Karpovich, he studied municipal engineering technology at Newark College of Engineering and was employed by the Township of Wayne, Wayne, New Jersey. He was the supervisor of the engineering department’s graphic arts design section. Mr. Emolo’s training in municipal engineering technology and land surveying enabled him to apply his skills to the field of accident reconstruction. In addition, while employed by the Township of Wayne, he worked directly with the Wayne Police Traffic Bureau, where he assisted in the measuring and mapping of roadways to assist in their investigations of serious and fatal motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Emolo worked for Suhaka-Desch Associates, a private accident reconstruction firm for several years as a senior accident reconstructionist where he served as the Director of Operations/Office Manager.
Mr. Emolo has been directly involved in the investigation and/or analysis of over 5,000 reconstruction case files. He received specialized training in accident reconstruction at Northwestern University’s Traffic Institute, the University of North Florida’s Institute of Police Technology and Management, and Texas A&M University. Some of his specialties include on-site evidence and vehicle crush profile documentation utilizing electronic instrument measuring equipment and dynamic pedestrian conspicuity testing. Mr. Emolo has participated in over 500 on-site pedestrian visibility tests in conjunction with various case studies. Mr. Emolo has lectured at various nationwide trucking and insurance companies, as well as police officers at the Bergen County Police Academy in the area of at-scene evidence collection and documentation. He has been qualified as an expert in traffic accident reconstruction and has provided expert testimony in both State and Federal Courts in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Mr. Emolo has been fully certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) as an accident reconstructionist since 1994 and has appeared as an expert commentator in the field for Court TV and Inside Edition.
Mr. Emolo has been married for over 40 years and has two children, a granddaughter and two grandsons. In addition to enjoying time with his family, he is an avid, high handicap golfer and an amateur vintner.