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CMRJ333 - Firearms Forensics Investigation


This course will explore the theories and practices used in Firearms Forensics identification and investigations. Students will learn about the different types of firearms, ammunition and the basic principles of ballistics. Topics explored will be the historical development and future of firearms forensics and how this science helps law enforcement officers identify weapons used to commit crimes. Students will conduct case studies on real criminal cases in which firearms forensics science played a major role in helping solve the crime.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
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Author: Heard
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