Serial Number Restoration Training

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are offering the course, "Serial Number Restoration Training".

This 3-day class supports the identification and tracing of firearms recovered in criminal investigations. The course is advanced and technical and you will receive hands-on training utilizing various methods to raise obliterated serial numbers from firearms.

The course is free but you must be working currently as a firearms/toolmark examiner or trainee in a forensic laboratory or provide documentation verifying that you perform restorations for your department.

Three sessions are scheduled throughout the country:

  • Scottsdale Police Department, Scottsdale, Ariz., February 26-28, 2013
  • Illinois State Police, Chicago, Ill., March 12-14, 2013
  • National Laboratory Center, Ammendale, Md., July 16-18, 2013

Learn more about the course and how to attend.

View all NIJ-sponsored training.


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