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Forensic Technology Signs Five-Year US$85 million Contract with ATF
Forensic Technology Signs Five-Year US$85 million Contract with ATF

Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology announced today that it has been awarded a five-year frame contract from ATF, valued at over US$85 million, for the provision of hardware, software, support and training services to ATF’s National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN). This is the fourth five-year frame services contract awarded to Forensic Technology since 2003. Forensic Technology has been expanding and servicing the Integrated Ballistic Identification System (IBIS®) equipment deployed by ATF since 1994.

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Events

MCCA Conference 2019
MCCA Conference 2019

September 4-6, Philadelphia

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Partner Session 2019
Partner Session 2019

September 18 & 19, Switzerland

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ENFSI 2019
ENFSI 2019

October 8-11, Poland

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3 Key Developments in the Evolution of Bullet Acquisition Technology
3 Key Developments in the Evolution of Bullet Acquisition Technology

BULLETTRAX is now equipped with (1) High-definition 2D image and 3D topography: wider field-of-view and more surface information. (2) Easier to operate: quick bullet-mounting, and intuitive controls. (3) Smaller footprint: frees up space in the forensics lab.

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Best Practices for Creating a “High-Hit” IBIS Database
Best Practices for Creating a “High-Hit” IBIS Database

When planning the integration of IBIS® into your policing of a city, state/province and/or country, the list of possible approaches can seem endless.

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Developing an Effective Strategy to Review Correlation Results: a Lesson in Cost-Benefit Analysis
Developing an Effective Strategy to Review Correlation Results: a Lesson in Cost-Benefit Analysis

Whereas examination tools provide examiners with data to form conclusions, a screening tool such as IBIS compares data from many exhibits providing investigators with timely investigative information,

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Webinars

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 | 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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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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