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NCJ Number: 43286 Find in a Library
Title: INVESTIGATION OF FIREARMS, BOMBINGS AND EXPLOSIVES PROCEEDINGS OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMINAR, MAY 18-19, 1977
Corporate Author: Western Conference on Criminal and Civil Problems
United States of America

Inform Milton Helpern International
Ctr for Forensic Sciences
Wichita State University
United States of America
Editor(s): W G ECKERT
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 104
Sponsoring Agency: Inform Milton Helpern International
Wichita, KS 67214
Western Conference on Criminal and Civil Problems
Wichita, KS
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PAPERS IN THIS COLLECTION DISCUSS WEAPONRY IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT, LABORATORY, CRIMINALISTIC, MEDICAL, AND LEGAL CONTEXTS, INCLUDING INFORMATION ON PROBLEMS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.
Abstract: THE ROLE OF THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS, AN OVERVIEW OF THE FIREARMS SCENE, AND DISCUSSIONS OF FIREARMS CLASSIFICATION, EXAMINATION, AMMUNITION, AND EVIDENCE ANALYSIS ARE AMONG THE TOPICS COVERED. ASPECTS OF MEDICOLEGAL, FIELD, AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATION ARE EXPLORED, AS WELL AS EXPLOSIVES TECHNOLOGY AND BLOODSTAIN ANALYSIS. USE OF FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES IN NORTHERN IRELAND AND CRIMINALISTICS IN THE U.S.S.R. ARE ALSO EXAMINED. PRESENTATIONS DEAL WITH LEGAL ASPECTS FROM THE STANDPOINT OF BOTH PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE.
Index Term(s): Bombs; Crime laboratories; Criminalistics; Evidence identification; Explosives; Firearms; Forensic medicine; Law enforcement; Medicolegal considerations; Northern Ireland; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
Note: WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMINAR HELD AT THE BROADVIEW HOTEL AND ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING IN WICHITA, KANSAS, MAY 18-19, 1977
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