Shooting Investigation and Reconstruction for Law Enforcement

Advanced Shooting Reconstruction

Date & Time: June 10 - 14, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven
Instructor: TBD
Tuition: $695.00

Investigation of shooting incidents often involves reconstructing the shooting scene to determine the positions of the people and firearms involved, the angles and trajectories of rounds fired, and the discovery and collection of the ballistics evidence. This course is designed for law enforcement officers and it includes classroom instruction and theory on shooting reconstruction as well as hands on range time.

Students will learn how to determine positions of the shooter(s) and victim(s) and the calculations involved in distance and trajectory analysis. Different caliber weapons will be used to illustrate the characteristics of varied rounds, and their effects, that may be encountered in shooting investigations.

The class size is limited to 24 law enforcement students. POSTC RTR credit will be sought for Connecticut police officers.


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The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science thanks all of the attendees and agencies at the 27th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium on the Investigation of Drug Related Deaths that was held October 22-23, 2018. The Symposium was extremely successful and offered another venue to discuss the problem that society faces with opioid related deaths. Our thanks to all of the speakers, and a special thanks to the parents who shared the stories of their loved ones. We are also grateful to the sponsors that helped us present the Symposium this year. The next Symposium is scheduled for October 21-22, 2019, we hope to see you there.


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