Live Training Today: Analyzing Gunshot Residue

Can gunshot residue travel through glass as a bullet breaks a window? ... Why was Manganese observed when a bullet hit body armor?

In the latest NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence training workshop, “Special Topics in Gunshot Residue,” two experts in the analysis of gunshot residue will answer these questions and more.

Join the workshop on January 27 at 1 pm EST to learn about USACIL’s protocol for analyzing, where to expect gunshot residue when shooting through closed windows, and how to use OxfordINCA software to conduct particle analysis.

More information and registration here.

Source: NIJ

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