Use of Casting Material (AccuTrans) for Tool Mark Preservation in Crime Scenes

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DATE: Wednesday, JUNE 22

TIME: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

8 in stock

Use of Casting Material (AccuTrans) for Tool Mark Preservation in Crime Scenes (4 Hours)
Participants will learn through lecture and hands-on activities the history and use of casting materials in forensic tool mark applications. The use of casting material to preserve difficult tool marks in surfaces including metal, fired cartridge cases, gun barrels, bone and other materials will be discussed and practiced in the course. Using a digital microscope, participants can see the results of the tool marks captured and evaluate different techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring note taking material and a camera to record any of the workshop tasks.

Instructors:
Dan Alessio has been a Forensic Scientist with the Oregon State Police Portland Metro Forensic laboratory for twenty-two years. He is a Firearm/Toolmark Examiner and a member of the Crime Scene Response Team. He is a Distinguished Member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and Life Member of the Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists (NWAFS). He is an Instructor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). He has regularly provided training for AFTE, NWAFS and the Pacific Northwest Division of the International Association for Identification (PNWD-IAI).

Matthew Noedel, sole proprietor of Noedel Scientific LLC, currently provides forensic consultation and training on a variety of events. Officer involved shooting scene reconstruction, firearm examination, blood stain pattern analysis and general case review constitute a large volume of the work performed by Noedel. In addition, Mr. Noedel provides training in the form of a 40 hour course in shooting scene documentation and reconstruction which has been attended by many local law enforcement personnel. Mr. Noedel worked as a forensic scientist for the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory in Tacoma, WA for 15 years prior to starting his consultation and training business Noedel Scientific. He is currently a distinguished and certified member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners having received the award as “Member of the Year” (2009) from that organization. Mr. Noedel is also active as a Past Board member of the Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (Treasurer), a past president and life member of the Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists and a regular member of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists and the International Association for Bloodstain Pattern Analysts.

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Use of Casting Material (AccuTrans) for Tool Mark Preservation in Crime Scenes (4 Hours)
Participants will learn through lecture and hands-on activities the history and use of casting materials in forensic tool mark applications. The use of casting material to preserve difficult tool marks in surfaces including metal, fired cartridge cases, gun barrels, bone and other materials will be discussed and practiced in the course. Using a digital microscope, participants can see the results of the tool marks captured and evaluate different techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring note taking material and a camera to record any of the workshop tasks.

Instructors:
Dan Alessio has been a Forensic Scientist with the Oregon State Police Portland Metro Forensic laboratory for twenty-two years. He is a Firearm/Toolmark Examiner and a member of the Crime Scene Response Team. He is a Distinguished Member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and Life Member of the Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists (NWAFS). He is an Instructor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). He has regularly provided training for AFTE, NWAFS and the Pacific Northwest Division of the International Association for Identification (PNWD-IAI).

Matthew Noedel, sole proprietor of Noedel Scientific LLC, currently provides forensic consultation and training on a variety of events. Officer involved shooting scene reconstruction, firearm examination, blood stain pattern analysis and general case review constitute a large volume of the work performed by Noedel. In addition, Mr. Noedel provides training in the form of a 40 hour course in shooting scene documentation and reconstruction which has been attended by many local law enforcement personnel. Mr. Noedel worked as a forensic scientist for the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory in Tacoma, WA for 15 years prior to starting his consultation and training business Noedel Scientific. He is currently a distinguished and certified member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners having received the award as “Member of the Year” (2009) from that organization. Mr. Noedel is also active as a Past Board member of the Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (Treasurer), a past president and life member of the Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists and a regular member of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists and the International Association for Bloodstain Pattern Analysts.

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