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Hiring the right people for IBIS: sometimes, finding the best person means going against your best instincts
Author: Ron Nichols
Given the recent advances in Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS®) hardware and software, one thing is abundantly clear—it is very technician friendly. From acquisition through correlation results review, technicians can perform IBIS tasks quickly and reliably.
Author: Andrew Boyle
When you’re performing reviews and comparing firing pin images, you’ll want to be especially careful when you see a straight, scar-like line going through the middle of the firing pin impression, as shown in the following images. This means that the firing pin is a cast firing pin.
Author: Andrew Boyle
The term “Ghost Gun” is used to describe any firearm that does not have a serial number. The onset of 3D-printed firearms means that ghost guns with no external markings whatsoever will be a reality for IBIS users around the world when they’re trying to add a firearm exhibit into IBIS.
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.Watch
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, andWatch
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).View