Reconstruct bullet path using laser, inclinometer, trajectory rods, string.
Gunshot sequence can be determined by the perforation characteristics, angle of incidence, location of shooter, reaction time, and movement of the object being targeted.
Identification/Elimination or Inconclusive to a specific firearm.
Distance determination by replicating the pattern of stippling, soot, GSR, or thermal damage.
Examination of the various components of ammunition.
Function testing, mechanical safeties, test specimens, decibel levels, altered and full auto.
Bean bag, tear gas, rubber bullets, etc., have the potential to result in crippling and/or fatal injuries
An involuntary or inadvertent discharge of a firearm begins with a failure to comply with safety protocols combined with one or more of the published scientific reasons for the discharge.
Document, photograph, diagram, collect and preserve evidence