Gun Crime Investigations

 

The Justice Clearinghouse covers the topic of Gun Crime Investigations on a regular basis: through the webinars we hold, the articles we write, as well as the articles we curate from other respected sources. 

Begin or enhance your knowledge about Gun Crime Investigations by reviewing some of the information below.

 

Recorded Webinars

Darryl Barr
Ron Nichols

Investigations and crime fighting are being portrayed in movies and TV shows as if it’s instantaneous, taking only 24 hours to process evidence, analyze lab findings, and make an [...]

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Firearms Relinquishment
Kimberly Wyatt
Sandra Shanahan

Domestic violence is the single greatest predictor of future violent crime. When households get access to firearms this is further aggravated. There’s also the fact that domestic violence [...]

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Shannon Kail
Trevor Goode
Ed Michael

Handling investigations used to be just about lifting fingerprints, extracting blood, and obtaining witness testimonies. With the technological innovations come more ways to conduct investigation and corroborate evidence and findings. [...]

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Dan Carew
Karissa Taylor
Andrew Fox

Piecing out different sources of information related to criminal justice can be a difficult task. National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) and Social Network Analysis (SNA) has made leaps and [...]

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Initiating or Enhancing Your Regional Preventive Crime Gun Strategy_ The Most Important Thing Is…
Jason Brando
John Romeo
Ron Nichols

On the heels of the Parkland shooting, people are demanding accountability and asking what legislators are doing to mitigate this malaise. At the law enforcement front, gun crime intelligence is [...]

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Brian Gray
Will Morris

In a report published by the Police Foundation and Major Cities Chiefs Association in January, 2017, major city and county law enforcement executives stated that of all of the tools and [...]

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Rick Wyant
Ron Nichols

Gun crime is an issue that continues to plague our communities. Law enforcement and justice professionals are doing everything they can to prevent gun crimes and resolve them when they [...]

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Darrell Smith
Paul W. Neudigate
Brandon Huntley

Gun-crime violence is prevalent not only in the US, but all across the world. With the number of such cases and even more recovered guns, cases, and bullets from crime [...]

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James Needles
Ron Nichols
William King

Download Presentation Materials Solving gun crime isn’t as simple as what the public sees on TV. From CSI to Blue Bloods, solving gun crime is so simple: talk to [...]

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  Description The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a computerized system designed to assist in the determination of an individual’s eligibility to purchase or [...]

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Jeffrey Russell

  Description In general, law enforcement agencies continue to utilize traditional methods such as geographical saturation based on where a shooting(s) occurs. What we are seeing in Denver, anecdotally, [...]

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Pete Gagliardi

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Pete Gagliardi

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Pete Gagliardi
Jeffrey Russell

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Keith Manning

  During this webinar you will learn: How media has corrupted jury pool’s understanding of forensics and firearms Common myths of the modern gunfight The valuable forensic evidence that [...]

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Keith Manning

Description During this webinar you will learn: How media has corrupted jury pool’s understanding of forensics and firearms Common myths of the modern gunfight The valuable forensic evidence that [...]

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  Description: Consider the following situations that patrol officers across the United States respond to on a daily basis: Officers conduct a traffic stop. During the stop the driver, who [...]

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Laurie Van Deusen
Stephen Barborini

Description This webinar will step participants through a comprehensive approach to firearms related investigations. A successful investigation begins at the crime scene and the chances of a successful investigation improve [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenters Darryl Barr and Ron Nichols answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Stop Cutting Off the Ends of the Ham: An Innovative Strategy for Managing [...]

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Webinar presenters Sabath Huttle and Krystle Curley of the King County Regional Domestic Violence Firearms Enforcement Unit answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Domestic [...]

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Webinar presenters Sandra Shanahan and Kimberly Wyatt of the Domestic Violence Regional Firearms Enforcement Unit answered a number of your questions after their webinar, "Domestic Violence and Firearm [...]

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During their presentation, "Domestic Violence and Firearm Relinquishment: From Honor System to Actual Enforcement," presenters Sandra Shanahan and Kim Wyatt shared a great saying they learned from [...]

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Christina McCale

Domestic violence and guns can be a lethal combination.  In 2014, Washington State adopted a firearms relinquishment law allowing courts to issue “Orders to Surrender Weapons” [...]

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Webinar presenters Shannon Kail, Trevor Goode, Ed Michael, and Jim Needles answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations.&[...]

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It is not uncommon for people to keep on citing the Second Amendment to the US Constitution whenever gun control issues come up. After all, it’s the Second [...]

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Christina McCale

There is no "silver bullet" for solving gun crime. Solving gun crime requires looking at every discharge of firearms, collaboration among a region's agencies, an understanding of [...]

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Christina McCale

Technology can not only help Law Enforcement Agencies solve gun crimes faster, but help officers identify patterns, allocate resources more strategically, and address gun-related activity smarter and more efficiently. We [...]

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Christina McCale

When implemented well, Transformational Forensics can quite literally, help law enforcement agencies transform their approach to solving gun crime, thus taking criminals off the streets and making communities safer. But [...]

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Christina McCale

Tackling gun crime doesn't happen overnight - nor does it happen from just one effort or initiative. As shown through Cincinnati's Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate's discussion, [...]

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Christina McCale

NIBIN can be a key differentiator in helping local law enforcement agencies in their battle against gun crime, as we learned from Darrell Smith in this recent interview. Join us [...]

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Christina McCale

  Business principles don't always "neatly" apply to government agencies for a variety of reasons.  However, when they can be applied, amazing results and dividends can [...]

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Establishing a Gun Crime Program

Based on the webinar, check out this infographic that highlights what a crime gun investigative program is, how to establish a crime gun investigative program in your agency, and [...]

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Christina McCale

Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tools, solving gun crime has to become more strategic in nature. Where once, solving [...]

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Christina McCale

It's great when your organization is in demand: when people see the importance and value your organization brings to the table. But what do you do when you can'[...]

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Christina McCale

Agencies dream of the resources seen on TV crime shows: the latest technology, gleaming, newly-built workspaces, and not a backlog in sight. But building a crime gun intelligence initiative doesn&[...]

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Christina McCale

Solving gun crime isn’t as simple as what the public sees on TV. From CSI to Blue Bloods, solving gun crime is so simple: talk to a person [...]

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Christina McCale

Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tools, solving gun crime has to become more strategic in nature. Where once, solving [...]

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Firearms Gun Crime Case
Based on webinar content, this infographic provides the 9 basic steps for developing a gun crime case for prosecution.
Christina McCale

  Grant writing can be a successful mechanism for local agencies to get much needed funding for equipment or services they might normally never be able to afford. For many [...]

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