1. Discuss the tests that are currently used to determine whether or not a person has fired or handled a firearm. Are these tests conclusive? Why or why not?
2. Explain in detail how you would collect the following impression evidence located at a crime scene:
a. A shoe print in dry dirt
b. Tool mark on a windowsill
c. Tire marks in soft earth
d. Shoe print on a loose piece of tile
e. Faint shoe print in dust on a colored linoleum floor
Original responses to the Forum questions each week need to be substantial (350 words) and significantly supported by two scholarly references. StudThe in-text citations and references will be in APA Format.
PLEASE ONLY USE FOLLOWING REFERENCES!!
National Forensic Science Technology Center (2013). A Simplified Guide to Firearms Examination. Retrieved from http://www.forensicsciencesimplified.org/firearms/…
National Forensic Science Technology Center (2013). A Simplified Guide to Footwear and Tire Track Examination. Retrieved from http://www.forensicsciencesimplified.org/fwtt/Foot…
Tulleners, F. A., Thornton, J., Crim, D., & Baca, A. C. (2013). Determination of Unique Fracture Patterns in Glass and Glassy Polymers. University of California-Davis, Forensic Science Graduate Program. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/241445….
Total pages: 105
Firearms tutorial. Retrieved from https://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/GUNS…
National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN). ATF. Retrieved from https://www.atf.gov/firearms/national-integrated-b…
The Characteristics of Physical Evidence. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Retrieved from https://www.fws.gov/lab/csi_evidence.php