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Ballistics in Forensics - Impression, Pattern, and Trace Evidence Series

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.

​​​This series is specifically designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing and promote collaboration among the impression, pattern and trace evidence, law enforcement and legal communities. The series will also provide unique educational opportunities for forensic examiners in the disciplines of impression, pattern and trace evidence. 

The presentations and their authors are listed below: 

  1. The Houston's Forensic Scie​nce Center's ​​Path to a Novel Model for Independence - Irma Rios 
  2. NIST Research Ballistics Toolmark Database - Xiaoyu Alan Zheng 
  3. Error Rates and Random Match Probabilities Based on the 10-Barrel Test and the GLOCK Cartridge Cases Test - James Hamb​

See all NIJ-sponsored impression and pattern evidence and trace evidence training options.

Contact Information​
If you have questions about this course or difficulty with login or registration, contact the Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence.

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (RTI International)
Registration Status
​Free and open to all. 
Date Created: July 25, 2016