Firearm and Toolmark Examination and Identification (Enhanced Edition) - Max M. Houck

Firearm and Toolmark Examination and Identification (Enhanced Edition)

By Max M. Houck

  • Release Date: 2015-10-17
  • Genre: Law

Description

The Advanced Forensic Science Series grew out of the recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report: "Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward." This volume, Firearm and Toolmark Examination and Identification, will serve as a graduate-level text for those studying and teaching firearm and toolmark examination and identification. It will also prove an excellent reference for forensic practitioner’s libraries or use in their casework. Coverage includes a wide variety of tools and toolmarks, analysis of gunshots, ammunition, gunshot wounds and professional issues they may encounter.

Provides basic principles of forensic science and an overview of firearms and toolmarksContains information on a wide variety of tools and toolmarksCovers the analysis and interpretation of gunshots, ammunition and gunshot woundsIncludes a section on professional issues, such as: from crime scene to court, lab reports, and health and safetyIncorporates effective pedagogy, key terms, review questions, discussion question and additional reading suggestions

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