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Our publications

Objective Identification of Bullets Based on 3D Pattern Matching and Line Counting Scores

By Danny Roberge, Alain Beauchamp and Serge Levesque

Firearm examiners have developed two distinct approaches to bullet identification: pattern matching and line counting. The emergence of technology enabling the capture of surface topographies down to submicron depth resolution has been the catalyst for the field of computerized objective ballistic identification. The main goal of this study was to develop an objective identification method for bullets fired from conventionally-rifled barrels, and to test this method on public and proprietary bullet 3D image datasets captured at a variety of lateral resolutions.

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Building a Preventive Crime Gun Strategy: A Playbook for Success

By Ronald Nichols

This book provides law enforcement agencies with a sustainable, comprehensive plan for responding to firearm-related violence in their communities.

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The 13 Critical Tasks, 2nd Edition

By Pete Gagliardi

A wealth of gun data is transferred to bullets and cartridge cases that have been fired. When fully exploited, this data can be used to generate actionable information of tactical and strategic crime solving value. This book is a workshop that shows you how to leverage that data.

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Training Series Webinars

Training Series | IBIS MATCHPOINT – Software Functions Review
Training Series | IBIS MATCHPOINT – Software Functions Review

IBIS® the world’s most advanced, accurate, and easy-to-use ballistics identification solution, offers exceptional 3D imaging, advanced comparison algorithms, and a robust infrastructure. With unparalleled 3D viewing tools, MATCHPOINT™ the firearm expert’s analysis station—provides various composition textures for an enhanced viewing experience, making it easier for users to interpret the markings and reach a conclusion.

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IBIS TRAX-HD3D BRASSTRAX Best Practices
IBIS TRAX-HD3D BRASSTRAX Best Practices

This webinar guides you through best practices for the operation of the BRASSTRAX Acquisition Station, including advice on protocols surrounding case and exhibit information, loading of the cartridge case holder, positioning cartridge case regions of interest for image acquisition and validation of these images.

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Best Practices for Acquiring Damaged Bullets
Best Practices for Acquiring Damaged Bullets

This webinar provides best practices for accurate acquisition of damaged and fragmented bullet surfaces, including commonly encountered issues, evaluating a bullet’s surface, how to prepare a bullet for imaging, how to mount various types of damaged bullets (e.g., intact base, damaged base, curved and flat fragments).

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IBIS TRAX-HD3D Introducing New Features
IBIS TRAX-HD3D Introducing New Features

This one-hour webinar will introduce these new features, including: changes to case and exhibit information fields, shorter acquisition time for pristine bullets on BULLETTRAX™, new acquisition procedure and correlation of unrifled bullets.

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Our trainers

Ed Bentley

Ed Bentley

Bryan Leahy

Bryan Leahy

Zakaria Odda

Zakaria Odda

Todsapon Pronpattanapairoj

Todsapon Pronpattanapairoj

Petar Zencovich

Petar Zencovich

Joe Zorola

Joe Zorola

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