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MSFS 6140 - Forensic Firearms Examination

2 credits

This course focuses on firearms examination, bullet trajectories, the identification of primer residue and the estimation shooter distance based on the Sodium Rhodizonate and Griess reagent color tests. Students will also be introduced to determining weapon ejection patterns to assist in reconstructing a shooting and identifying the position of the shooter. In addition to hands-on experience, students will examine, evaluate and report on pertinent literature. (As needed)

Prerequisite: Admission to the MSFS Program
Co-Requisite: MSFS 6145 
General Education Course: No



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