Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics

Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence
Author(s): Brian J. Heard
Series: Developments in Forensic Science Series No: 1
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Aug 17, 2011
Product Number: EB00064463
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119964773
Publisher: Wiley
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The updated second edition of Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics includes recent developed analytical techniques and methodologies with a more comprehensive glossary, additional material, and new case studies. With a new chapter on the determination of bullet caliber via x-ray photography, this edition includes revised material on muzzle attachments, proof marks, non-toxic bullets, and gunshot residues. Essential reading for forensic scientists, firearms examiners, defense and prosecution practitioners, the judiciary, and police force, this book is also a helpful reference guide for undergraduate and graduate forensic science students.