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Shooting Incident Reconstruction PDF Print E-mail

This is a 40 hour (5 day) course of instruction utilizing a combination of classroom-based and practical exercises.  Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Shooting reconstruction terminology
  • Internal, external and terminal ballistics
  • Gunshot residue and range of fire determination
  • Identifying, detecting, measuring and describing bullet marks
  • Behavior of projectiles on varying target surfaces to include dry wall, wood, metal, plastic, glass, fabric and concrete
  • Proper recording/documentation of bullet marks
  • Motor vehicles as a target surface
  • Humans as a target surface
  • Flight path reconstruction, description and documentation
  • Report writing - putting analysis and conclusions into words
  • Courtroom testimony - explain/describe analysis and reconstruction