RTI International: Forensic Science Education and Training

Online training in forensic sciences, ethics, expert testimony, sexual assault response, and medicolegal death investigation

Below you will find Web-based training for forensic and medical professionals, law enforcement and other forensic professionals

Shooting Reconstruction: 4 Elements of Trajectory - Archival

Course Title:
Shooting Reconstruction: 4 Elements of Trajectory - Archival
Course Syllabus:
Course Description:

A key part of any shooting incident reconstruction is the determination of a projectile’s trajectory through items at the scene.  The path of a bullet hole has 4 main elements that require measurement, estimation, or other determination where possible.  Variables often relate to the material struck and to a lesser extent the type of projectile. These four elements will be discussed independently and then assessed as a group in examples and case studies.

Course Type:
On-Demand Presentation 
Impression Pattern Evidence
Approximately 90 minutes
Evidence Collectors, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Professionals.
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Course Accreditation:

Documentation of attendance.