Special Topics: Techniques in Firearms Investigation

GMS FS 718

Prereq: consent of instructor. A primarily lecture-based survey course discussing various aspects of firearms-related investigations including general firearm construction/operation, toolmark comparison, shooting reconstruction, trajectory analysis, chemical analysis of gunshot residues and serial number restoration. Some hands-on techniques will be performed in the laboratory. 2 cr, 2nd sem.

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