NIJ and Cadre Forensics

Report Date

March 2019


“High-resolution 3D surface topographies coupled with advanced software analysis are providing firearm examiners unprecedented new tools for microsurface examination.” -Dr. Ryan Lilien, Chief Scientific Officer, Cadre Forensics

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• Cadre’s TopMatch-3D system is profiled in the Landscape Study on Forensic Optical Topography, which also provides more information about the practice of optical topography for firearms analysis.

• Check out Cadre’s presentation at the 2018 Impression, Trace, and Pattern Evidence Symposium and “Just 3D Optical Topography” podcast.

• More information about the TopMatch-3D system and its latest offerings can be found on Cadre Forensic’s webpage.