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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




NIBIN hits target criminals on the move in Bay Area

Posted by Andre DemersOct 14, 2011 9:12:00 AM

Every few weeks, we will publish online versions of our customer success stories. Illustrated and mounted on wood, these storyboards explain how an agency was able to leverage their IBIS system to link crimes, guns, and suspects. This story occurred in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Topics: NIBIN, Shooting, Pete's Pick, evidence, California, ballistics analysis, ballistic analysis




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