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EPA Manufacturing offer a number of courses tailored to suit your requirements.
For more information about the courses below please email us or give us a call.
Shooting Scene Reconstruction Course
This course has frequent LIVE-FIRE components to it!
You will see how the evidence at shooting scenes is generated
Practical, hands on trajectory measurement techniques, and a comparison of known
impact angles to measured angles in walls, cars, other objects and materials.
Training in correct usage of trajectory analysis equipment
(Rods, lasers, protractors, 3D laser scanners and more).
A thorough review of small arms ammunition and projectile design
characteristics critical to shooting reconstruction.
Examination of shooting reconstruction as a well founded aspect of forensic science.
Review of common questions and issues in shooting incidents. (Case illustrations).
Instruction in shooting incidents investigation and reconstruction procedures,
as well as basic crime scene procedures.
Case investigation approach and philosphy.
Cover the properties of specific terminal ballistic events (Shot sequence, direction of fire etc).
Examination of projectile penetration, perforation and deflection characteristics of
sheet metal, glass, wall materials, wood, tyres and more!
A complete review of fundamental exterior and terminal ballistic properties of projectiles.
Laboratory examination aspects of recovered bullets from a reconstructive standpoint – the Lacordian Principle and trace evidence considerations.
Chemical tests to determine whether a suspected impact site is, or is not bullet/pellet created.
Cartridge case ejection patterns.
Shotgun ballistics and pellet pattern analysis.
Introduction to 3D laser scanning as the cutting edge method of crime scene documentation.
Written final test… Test your knowledge, what have you learned?
Certificate of completion.
This course covers all aspects of photography for preparing the photographic
evidence from a scene for a court case.
How to shoot a correct image sequence without disturbing the scene.
Correct lens choice for each image.
Depth of field selection.
Lighting a scene when required.
Camera set up and handling.
Correct camera/lens angles.
ISO selection and why.
Storage of files and backup procedures.
Live image tethering.
Preparing images for court.
Firearms Identification & Safety Course
Other courses also available
Types, function, purpose, reloading, components, safety, legal and regulations.
Trajectory, range, estimation, scopes, windage, internal and external ballistics.
Explosion Scene Examination
Understanding explosion damage and scene indicators, scene processing and evidence recovery.
EPA Manufacturing Ltd
t: +44 (0)1777 871 310
Lincolnshire, LN8 3SQ
t: +44 (0)1673 866200
Lincolnshire LN8 3SQ
EPA Manufacturing Ltd
Certificate Number 10414