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Ballistics Lab

The ballistics unit proved to be very engaging. The job of a ballistics specialist is extremely detail-oriented and meticulous. We used a simulation online to attempt to match 4 bullets to 4 reference bullets. A bullet is super difficult to match, because it is a clyndrical object. There is no direct face, or place that … Continue reading Ballistics Lab

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Fabric lab

Questions Cotton and Wool are natural, and Nylon, Rayon, and Polyester are synthetics The synthetics all have dramatically more filaments than the natural fabrics. It was difficult to determine a fabric solely from filament count The Wool, Cotton, and Rayon were knitted The weave patterns vary the most. Each fabric has a distinct weave. The … Continue reading Fabric lab

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Fingerprinting blog

    Fingerprints are fascinating. Who knew that the ridges of skin on your fingers could be so unique? Yet another accidental and amazing mystery of the natural world. Our first experience in class was with ink. The ink pad is messy, and so were our pages where we laid our ten prints. The backs … Continue reading Fingerprinting blog

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The Atlanta Child Murders

 Wayne Williams was an African-American man in Atlanta, Georgia, who lived in the Dixie Hills neighborhood. He was a local radio DJ. The victims were African-American, between the ages of 7 and 16, and a few victims were in their twenties. All but a few of the victims were boys(Who). These more than 25 people … Continue reading The Atlanta Child Murders