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Grant Writing (US)

Webinar Series | Writing Winning Grant Proposals For A Regional Preventative Crime Gun Strategy
Webinar Series | Writing Winning Grant Proposals For A Regional Preventative Crime Gun Strategy

Learn about every stage of writing successful grant proposals – from finding the right grant for your organization to writing elements, and gaining support along the way.

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Webinar Series | Grant Writing Made Easy
Webinar Series | Grant Writing Made Easy

Crime has a cost – both in what it costs society, but also in the dollars it takes to combat crime and bring the perpetrators to justice. One of the key areas law enforcement agencies and other justice-related organizations often seek funding for, is for the equipment and resources to identify, track, and build cases around gun-related crime.

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Investigative & Intelligence Strategies

Webinar Series | Forensic Led Policing
Webinar Series | Forensic Led Policing

The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Forensic Services Bureau has a robust NIBIN program. It strives to meet or exceed MROS standards on the large amount of firearm and casing evidence it receives. As a result, a foundation has been established for downstream intelligence efforts. An intelligence analyst within the FSB receives the NIBIN link information and

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Webinar Series | Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations
Webinar Series | Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations

This webinar will examine how information from each of these technologies can be turned into actionable intelligence and utilized by investigators to solve crime gun investigations.

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Webinar Series | Social Network Analysis
Webinar Series | Social Network Analysis

Find out how NIBIN leads can be used to gain insight into how violent incidents can be connected through a common gun and how to link incident data to the individuals involved in those crimes.

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Developing a Preventive Crime Gun Strategy

Webinar Series | Building a Crime Gun Intelligence Capability
Webinar Series | Building a Crime Gun Intelligence Capability

Viewers will gain a greater understanding of the critical inter-organizational elements that are necessary for advancing a robust crime gun intelligence capacity capable of informing and influencing command decision-makers and investigators in the field.

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Webinar Series | Elevating Community Engagement and Relationships to Reduce Gun Violence
Webinar Series | Elevating Community Engagement and Relationships to Reduce Gun Violence

This webinar is presented in collaboration with the Justice Clearinghouse and The National Police Foundation.

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Webinar Series | The Wichita Crime Gun Intelligence Center: a Unique Law Enforcement University Partnership Approach
Webinar Series | The Wichita Crime Gun Intelligence Center: a Unique Law Enforcement University Partnership Approach

When implementing or enhancing an existing regional preventive crime gun strategy, partnerships are critical to the success of any initiative. In October, 2019 the Wichita Crime Gun Intelligence Center was launched, involving the first of its kind law enforcement-university partnership between the Wichita Police Department and Wichita State University (WSU).

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Forensic Lab Crime Gun Intelligence Best Practices

Webinar Series | An Innovative Strategy for Managing Firearm Related Casework
Webinar Series | An Innovative Strategy for Managing Firearm Related Casework

This webinar discusses not only the concept of using regional ballistic networks to handle and manage casework innovatively but, also shows how this strategy has been effectively incorporated by one police agency to a great amount of success.

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Webinar Series | Solving Gun Crimes – Extract and Analyze
Webinar Series | Solving Gun Crimes – Extract and Analyze

This webinar highlights a number of key points in solving gun crimes and establishing Gun Crime Intelligence Centers.

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Webinar Series | Forensics at the Speed of Crime
Webinar Series | Forensics at the Speed of Crime

How transformational forensics can expand the forensic firearm examiner’s toolbox so that relevant ballistics intelligence can be delivered within 24 to 72 hours of an incident.

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Prosecution Strategies Utilizing Crime Gun Intelligence

Webinar Series | Maximizing NIBIN’s Potential in the Courtroom
Webinar Series | Maximizing NIBIN’s Potential in the Courtroom

This webinar will help prosecutors and law enforcement personnel understand how best to use NIBIN evidence in a courtroom. It will cover what NIBIN is and what it isn’t. It will explain how the NIBIN process works, how it informs investigations, and how evidence derived from NIBIN can dramatically strengthen prosecutions against “the worst of

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Webinar Series | NIBIN-Led Policing: a Prosecutor’s Perspective
Webinar Series | NIBIN-Led Policing: a Prosecutor’s Perspective

Collaboration between police investigators, forensic experts, and prosecutors is a key contributor to successful firearm-related crime investigations. This webinar looks at how to maximize intelligence for both the investigation and prosecution of cases once investigative leads have been identified through the ATF National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN). Presenters: Marisa McKeown, Supervising Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara, CA and Ron Nichols, Nichols Forensic Science Consulting, 25+ years’ experience as a firearm and toolmark examiner.

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Webinar Series | Developing a Prosecution Strategy Crime Gun
Webinar Series | Developing a Prosecution Strategy Crime Gun

Brian Gray from the Schenectady County District Attorney's Office and Chief Will Morris from the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office Crime Strategies Unit described how they use ballistics intelligence to build their cases.

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Press room

We are moving
We are moving

We want to inform you that Ultra Forensic Technology will be moving its headquarters on Friday, April 1st, 2022. Although our old facilities served us well for the last 20 years, it was time for our company to move to a new location in order to support our various teams better and, ultimately, allow us to serve you better.

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Inside gun range to show how agents test firearms to solve gun violence cases
Inside gun range to show how agents test firearms to solve gun violence cases

November 22nd, 2022 --- From linking one woman to 20 shootings to the arrest of a man wanted for killing a man on Easter, NIBIN, a federal database, matches bullet casings to the gun used.  HOUSTON — From violence in Houston neighborhoods to rage-induced shootings on roads across the Greater Houston area, law enforcement agencies across the area are chasing down leads and working overtime, literally, to make arrests.

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Sale of Projectina to Heligan Group
Sale of Projectina to Heligan Group

Ultra Forensic Technology (UFT) today announces that it has agreed to sell its Projectina AG business (Projectina) to UK-based Heligan Group. This sale will have no material positive or negative impact on the Group’s 2021 earnings.

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Events

AFTE 2022
AFTE 2022

We are looking forward to seeing you at ᴀꜰᴛᴇ 2022 from May 29th to June 2nd, in the Peach State, in Atlanta, Georgia. We invite you to come see our latest 3D technology for firearm identification, including the 𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐒 𝐁𝐔𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐓𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐗, and our new 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐦 𝟑𝐃 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐞 that provides objective results to assist common source determinations for bullets.

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CACP 2022
CACP 2022

We are looking forward to seeing you at CACP 2022 from August 7th to 9th, in beautiful Quebec city, Quebec, Canada. We invite you to come with our knowledgeable staff about our latest 3D technology for firearm identification, including the 𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐒 𝐁𝐔𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐓𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐗, and our new 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐦 𝟑𝐃 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐞 that provides objective results to assist common source determinations for bullets.

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ANZFSS 2022
ANZFSS 2022

We are looking forward to seeing you at ANZFSS 2022 from September 11th to 15th, in the smallest continent in the world, in Brisbane, Australia. We invite you to come speak with our knowledgeable staff about our latest 3D technology for firearm identification, including the 𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐒 𝐁𝐔𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐓𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐗, and our new 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐦 𝟑𝐃 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐞 that provides objective results to assist common source determinations for bullets.

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The Primer Episode 1
The Primer Episode 1

The Primer is short 'how-to' videos that will tackle specific topics related to firearm forensics in each episode. Episode 1 is ready!

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File Management and Data Sharing
File Management and Data Sharing

With the various technology options available for forensic science laboratories today, it is essential that the technology can be leveraged in as many ways as possible.

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Standardized Training and Testing
Standardized Training and Testing

An ongoing concern of forensic science laboratories is the availability of training options for new firearm and toolmark examiners.

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Webinars

Webinar Series | Forensic Led Policing
Webinar Series | Forensic Led Policing

The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Forensic Services Bureau has a robust NIBIN program. It strives to meet or exceed MROS standards on the large amount of firearm and casing evidence it receives. As a result, a foundation has been established for downstream intelligence efforts. An intelligence analyst within the FSB receives the NIBIN link information and

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Webinar Series | Maximizing NIBIN’s Potential in the Courtroom
Webinar Series | Maximizing NIBIN’s Potential in the Courtroom

This webinar will help prosecutors and law enforcement personnel understand how best to use NIBIN evidence in a courtroom. It will cover what NIBIN is and what it isn’t. It will explain how the NIBIN process works, how it informs investigations, and how evidence derived from NIBIN can dramatically strengthen prosecutions against “the worst of

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Webinar Series | Elevating Community Engagement and Relationships to Reduce Gun Violence
Webinar Series | Elevating Community Engagement and Relationships to Reduce Gun Violence

This webinar is presented in collaboration with the Justice Clearinghouse and The National Police Foundation.

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Success stories

No Gun Left Behind : New Jersey’s Inside-Out Approach to Gun Crime
No Gun Left Behind : New Jersey’s Inside-Out Approach to Gun Crime

Change is not easy. Whether it be at a political level, management level, or even at the forensic lab, the need for change isn’t always broadcast and effecting change isn’t always easy. This video is an excellent summary of how actionable intelligence can be obtained from crime guns and related evidence. The innovation, will, and

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NIBIN Glendale Church Shooting
NIBIN Glendale Church Shooting

NIBIN, powered by IBIS technology, proves pivotal in helping solve this Arizona firearm crime.

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Police Link Crimes, Guns & Suspects Across National Borders
Police Link Crimes, Guns & Suspects Across National Borders

A violent transnational gang, operating between Spain and Portugal, has been stopped thanks to diligent police work, rigorous cross border protocols, and an innovative new-technology-based program called the INTERPOL Ballistic Information Network (IBIN).

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