Forensic Technology Center of Excellence

Introduction

Success Story: Demonstrating Objectivity in Ballistic Identification

Success Story: Demonstrating Objectivity in Ballistic Identification

NIJ and Intelligent Automation, Inc.

Report Date

April 2015

Impact

"The problem firearms examiners have had when testifying in court is that their conclusions are guided by experience and are difficult to quantify. With this and related studies, there is now a body of science that can help firearms examiners convince a jury of the accuracy of firearms identification for certain firearms barrels.” - Benjamin Bachrach, PhD Intelligent Automation, Inc.