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A Best Bet in the Race to Stop Armed Criminals

Posted by Pete GagliardiAug 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

I’ve been in the business of dealing with gun crimes for 46 years. I began as a police aide processing crime scenes circa 1969. 

The first time I was handed  a task that I thought was far too involved for one person to complete on time, I began to very politely explain to my boss what I considered to be good reasons why it would be almost impossible to accomplish alone.

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Topics: Protocols, NIBIN, Forensics, gun crime, GunOps, Stop Crime, Solve Crime




Making Gun Crime a Priority – Why is New Jersey So Unique?

Posted by Pete GagliardiMay 21, 2015 11:37:00 AM

This article is about firearm related crime and what we as a community – no, as a society – should be doing about it.

It is NOT about guns and what we should or should not be doing about them.  

It’s really about stopping criminals armed with guns and the cyclical and repetitive violent acts they commit.

 

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Topics: best practices, 13 Tasks, New Jersey, ballistics forensics, public policy




INTERPOL Symposium Takes Aim at Regional Gun Crime Intelligence Sharing

Posted by Pete GagliardiMar 19, 2015 4:21:00 PM

The 2015 INTERPOL Firearm Forensics Symposium (IFFS 2015) – is shaping up to be an excellent springboard for the global law enforcement community to expand the sharing of actionable information to address cross border gun related violence. It will run from October 7-9, 2015 and be held at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore.

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Topics: Intelligence-led Policing, ballistics analysis, ballistics identification, ballistics forensics, INTERPOL, IFFS, firearm forensics, IGCI, Singapore




Biting the Bullet: A No-Nonsense Approach to Acquiring Damaged Bullets

Posted by Andrew BoyleJan 20, 2015 2:25:00 PM

Throughout the years I’ve acquired a lot of bullets. A. Lot. Of. Bullets. 

From the pre-IBIS days of “Bulletproof” to the most recent HD3D BULLETTRAX the procedure has become much more simplified.

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Topics: BULLETTRAX-3D, bullets, acquisition, IBIS TRAX-HD3D, training, damaged evidence, LEA, GEA




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