BKA BALLISTICS PICTURE BOOK

Thanks to a new partnership with the Forensic Science Institute of the Bundeskriminalamt in Wiesbaden, Germany we are pleased to announce the new "Ballistics Picture Book".  The guys at BKA have some awesome high-speed cameras and have been making a few animated and still ballistic illustrations over the years.  They have graciously provided these illustrations to FirearmsID.com to allow their display to the public.  Only a few of these are ready and more will be added as they become available.  Registered Users Only!

Several new illustrations!

Read more... | Updated 12/11/04


NEW INSTRUCTOR CLASSROOM RESOURCE

Instructors who would like to incorporate the CCID-VCM exercises into their curriculum can now register their class on FirearmsID.com!

Read more... | Posted 8/12/04


CARTRIDGE CASE ID-VCM

Registered Users only!  New to the Resource Area is a fantastic new Cartridge Case Identification, Virtual Comparison Microscope!
 
This new exercise will test your skills at matching eight unknown cartridge cases found at a crime scene to standards taken from the firearms collected during the investigation--  See if you have the right stuff to be a Firearms Examiner by taking the five different exercises provided.

Read more...  | Posted 7/5/04



FEATURE ARTICLE

Ever since the first episode of CSI, forensic dramas have become a staple of prime-time television. These hugely popular programs follow a common formula—uncanny investigators sweep a crime scene, extract the evidence, run lab tests and crack the case—all in a tidy TV hour.

Read More...  | Posted 7/8/04


 

EXAMINERS OF THE WORLD

Meet Dejan Belic!  Dejan was born in Novi Sad, the city in Serbia & Montenegro. He still lives in Novi Sad today but attended and graduated the Military Academy (1990-1994) in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia & Montenegro.

Read more...  | Posted 6/27/04


AFTE GLOSSARY

Registered users only!  New to the Resource Area is the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE) Glossary.  This glossary contains definitions of hundreds of firearm and toolmark related terms as well as glossaries for gunshot residues, knives, scopes, locks, computers and much more!

Read more...  | Posted 6/22/04


NEW RESOURCE AREA

The Resource Area is one of firearmsID.com goals to provide our visitors with the best information and training exercises possible.  All of the links listed to the right now require a registration for access.  Registration is free and only takes a second.  Try it now!

Read more...  | Posted 6/11/04


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