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    Jul 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

CJFS 3450 - Forensic Firearm and Toolmark Examination

Goals: To develop skills in applying the techniques used by forensic scientists in examining firearms and toolmarks, and to understand the role of science in medico-legal and forensic contexts.

Content: Course content will focus on the role forensic firearm and tool mark examination in civil and criminal cases. Content specific to forensic firearm and toolmark examination will include properties of evidence, admissibility of evidence and expert testimony, evidence collection procedures, methods of evidence analyses, and interpretation and communication of results.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisites: CJFS 3400

Credits: 4 credits