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Forensic Workshop: Ammunition, Bullets, and Casings--The ABCs of Ballistics

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The Vollmer Institute

22600 Savi Ranch

A-13

Yorba Linda, California 92887

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Bullets are as unique as fingerprints. Each bullet, once fired, has characteristic marks (striations) that can be linked back to the gun to which it was fired from. This interactive workshop will provide the basics of ballistics--ammunition, bullets, and casings--and the case studies presented will show the relationship between projectiles and forensic science.

The workshop is being presented by Forensic Training Unlimited, which offers online forensic training, and The Forensic Science Academy, which offers hands-on training.

Course is ideal for any student who is looking for hands-on training from a forensic expert, networking opportunties with other forensic students and forensic professionals, preparing for a forensic career or law enforcement career, or is looking for professional proof (certificate of completion) to show when applying to forensic positions

Why take this course?

Taught by forensic expert with over 20 years of experience

Relevant hands-on training providing students the skills needed to apply to forensic positions

Over 10 specialized topics covered in workshop

What course includes?

Each participant will receive a signed certificate of completion from the presenter

Training worksheets will be provided for each student. These sheets can be used as a study guide for other related courses

Powerpoint presentation will be provided for review. Each student will receive a copy of the powerpoint presentation (pdf)

Case studies, including scene photos--covering wounds from projectiles--will be presented

16 hours of hands-on training activities, includes (subject to change):

  • serial number restoration
  • bullet striations comparisons
  • gunshot residue presumptive test
  • firearm identification
  • ammunition identification

Topics Covered:

  • ammunition basics
  • types of ballistic evidence
  • bullet hole identification
  • evidence handling procedure
  • caliber identification
  • bullet comparison and identification
  • gunshot residue and distance determination
  • firearm mechanism
  • types of firearms
  • crime scenes involving firearms
  • wounds due to firearms

The workshop is limited to 10 students so register early! If you're unable to attend this date, the workshop will be offered again.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

At least 18 years of age.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email terriarmenta@forensicscienceacademy.org

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you will sign in electronically.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. Just let us know in advance who you're purchasing the ticket for.

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The Vollmer Institute

22600 Savi Ranch

A-13

Yorba Linda, California 92887

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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