Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $1,186,781)
The funding requested in this application will be used in a collaborative effort by the three State agencies involved with the desired goal to identify cases of forcible rape, murder and non-negligent homicide in which incarcerated individuals were wrongfully convicted and are innocence.
- Reference Ballistic Toolmark Database for Research and Development of Identification Systems and Confidence Limits
- A Quantitative Understanding of Uniqueness and Reproducibility of Firearm Toolmark Surfaces
- Assessing Class Consistency and Common Source Using 3D Virtual Comparison Microscopy in Firearm Forensics