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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

New Ballistics Technology Helps Fire Up 20 Year Old Cold Case

Posted by Pete GagliardiNov 7, 2013 7:25:00 PM

This is a story about tenacity and crime solving. 

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Topics: BULLETTRAX-3D, Santa Ana, California, ballistics identification, ballistic analysis

Linking Crimes, Guns and Suspects: Positive Signs for 2013?

Posted by Pete GagliardiDec 19, 2012 8:01:00 AM

As the New Year approaches, I thought it would be interesting to look back over the last twelve months and take stock of what went on in the microcosm of forensic ballistics and crime solving.

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Topics: Intelligence-led Policing, evidence, BULLETTRAX-3D, phoenix, Santa Ana, Arizona, California, Philippines, protocol, Forensics, august vollmer, IBIS, ballistics forensics, IBIN, INTERPOL

Smoking Gun: A Case of Justice Served & Crimes Prevented

Posted by Pete GagliardiAug 7, 2012 8:30:00 AM

Smoking gun; noun

Used to mean indisputable evidence, the term “smoking gun” is believed to have evolved from this excerpt of a Sherlock Holmes story:

“We rushed into the captain's cabin . . . there he lay with his brains smeared over thechart of the Atlantic . . . while the chaplain stood with a smoking pistol in his hand.”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The GloriaScott (1893)

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Topics: Shooting, Intelligence-led Policing, evidence, BULLETTRAX-3D, Santa Ana, California, bullets, august vollmer, ballistics forensics, forensic lab

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