Training Seminar DVD AFTE 2006 - Springfield, MA


Table of Contents

Disc 1

  • NFSTC Update: Firearms CD-ROM Initiative - David Epstein, National Forensic Science Technology Center, Largo, FL
  • What’s New in Ammunition - George Kass, Forensic Ammunition Service, Okemos, MI
  • 2006 SWGGUN Update - Peter Striupaitis, A & P Training Consultants, Palos Heights, IL
  • Recall / Safety Warning List Update - Dom Denio, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA
  • AFTE 2007 Training Seminar Update - John Sanchez & Andy Smith, San Francisco Police Department, San Francisco, CA
  • 3D Imaging: Targeting Better Bullet Results - Alain Beauchamp, Forensic Technologies Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • A Classification Method for the Mechanisms of Penetrating Trauma - David Andrew, Queensland Health, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
  • Surface Topography Analysis for a Feasibility Assessment of a National Ballistics Imaging Database - Dr. Theodore Vorburger, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Recent Changes in UK Firearms Legislation and the Effects on the Casework Submissions Seen at the Forensic Science Service Limited - Alice Walters, Forensic Science Service Limited, London, United Kingdom
  • Fire Damage: The Ability to Make Identifications on Bullets and Cartridge Cases - Kristin Gerber & Jodi Marsanopoli, ATF National Laboratory Center, Ammendale, MD
  • Going Further with GSR Analysis: The Adaptation of SWG-MAT Trace Evidence Recovery Guidelines for the Analysis of Gunshot Residues on Clothing - Richard N. Ernest, Alliance Forensics Laboratory, Inc., Fort Worth, TX

Disc 2

  • A Statistical Validation of the Individuality of Striated Tool Marks using Topographical Data - Anurag Jain, Intelligent Automation Inc., Rockville, MD
  • Security Threat from Bump Keys - Marc Weber Tobias, Investigative Law Offices, Sioux Falls, SD
  • A Statistical Analysis of Shotgun Pellets in Flight: A Feasibility Study - Jan De Ceuster, National Institute of Forensic Science, Brussels, Belgium
  • Physical Matches and Brand Mark Examination on Livestock & Forensic Odontology - BA Kloppers, Ballistics Unit, Forensic Science Laboratory, South African Police Service
  • Reflections on Projectile Energy and Airguns - Robert Caunt, Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Magazines: Their Marks and Their Meaning - Charles M. Clow, Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, TX
  • A Numerical Comparison Study of Five Different Chemical Procedures using Griess Reagents - Garry Lawrence, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 3D Consecutive Matching Stria Research - Alain Beauchamp, Forensic Technologies Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Disc 3

  • An Evaluation of Body Armor - Nancy D. McCombs & Michael A. Appel, California State DOJ, Fresno, CA
  • Borescopes for Forensic Scientists: An Update - Ken Harrington, Gradient Lens Corporation, Rochester, NY
  • Practical Considerations for Using Sound Level Meters to Accurately Measure Gunshot Noise - Robert G. Brauch, Larson Davis, Inc., Depew, NY
  • PERMA-GEL: A New Synthetic Ballistic Gelatin - Dr. Daryl D. Amick, PERMA-GEL, Inc., Albany, OR
  • GSR on Hands – Totally Useless? - Axel Manthei, Bavarian State Bureau of Investigation, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Aguila IQ Ammunition - Dale Justice, Bexar County Crime Laboratory, San Antonio, TX
  • Bullet Holes in Wood: What Can be Determined from Them? - Lucien C. Haag, Independent Examiner, Carefree, AZ
  • The Lincoln Target Board - Lucien C. Haag, Independent Examiner, Carefree, AZ

Disc 4

  • The Scientific Foundations of Firearms and Tool Mark Identification – Responding to Recent Challenges - Ron Nichols, ATF Forensic Laboratory, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Viewing and Training Tool of Known Match and Known Non-Match Comparison - Tsuneo Uchiyama, National Research Inst. Of Police Science, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
  • Sub-Class Characteristics of Ruger Firearms - Greg Scala, FDLE, Orlando, FL
  • Utilizing Cattle Blade Bones as Test Medium in the Identification of a Toolmark on Human Skull - Stephen H. Ostrowski, New Hampshire State Police Forensic Lab, Concord, NH
  • The Influence of Intermediate Objects Positioned Close to the Muzzle of a Firearm - Matthew Noedel, Noedel Scientific, Puyallup, WA
  • Firearms – Toolmarks Error Rate Computation and Analysis - Doug Murphy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA