CHEM 207 - Chapter #15 - Firearm Identification

CHEM 207 - Chapter #15 - Firearm Identification - Firearm...

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Firearm Identification Firearm Identification
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History History 1835- Goddard first uses bullet comparison to catch a murderer (paper patch matched to suspect). His comparison was based on a visible flaw in the bullet which was traced back to a manufacturing mold.
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Bullet mold Imperfection in mold
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Firearms Identification Firearms Identification Sometimes incorrectly referred to as “ballistics”. Ballistics is the science of the motion of projectiles in flight which is not firearms identification! One of Goddard’s biggest mistakes when he named the unit
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Firearms ID Definition Firearms ID Definition The identification of fired bullets, cartridge cases or other ammunition components as having been fired from a specific firearm. Is actually a form of toolmark identification
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AMMO COMPONENTS AMMO COMPONENTS B u l l e t P r o p e l l a n t C a r t r i d g e C a s e C a r t r i d g e
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Bullet Comparisons Interior markings of a gun barrel leave impressions on the bullet passing
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2012 for the course CHEM 207 taught by Professor Bacon during the Fall '11 term at Ferris State.

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CHEM 207 - Chapter #15 - Firearm Identification - Firearm...

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