Education & Training

Toolmark Examiner Training

Articles & Presentations | Reports & Guidelines



Articles & Presentations

Katy Savage, NIJ-Release of NIJ Sponsored AFTE Media Based Training Program, Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners Training Seminar, May 2008.

Katy Savage & David Epstein, NFSTC Update: Firearms CD-ROM Initiative, Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners Training Seminar, June 2006.

Andrew L. Lluberes, Inside the New ATF, 72 The Police Chief, Nov. 2005.

James Gannalo, Training Challenges Facing Law Enforcement in Modern Laboratories, Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners Training Seminar, June 2005.

Katy Savage & Ronnie Freels, The NFSTC Firearms CD-ROM Initiative, Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners Training Seminar, June 2005.

Katy Savage, David Epstein, Ronnie Freels, Firearms Training and Education, National Forensic Science Technology Center, 2005.

Dale Garrison, The National Firearms Examiner Academy - Top Gun Forensics, Evidence Technology Magazine, Apr. 2004.

Diana Abrials & Thomas P. Harris, ATF's National Firearms Examiner Academy: Training Apprentice Examiners from Across the Country, 70 The Police Chief, Aug. 2003, at 83.

Kenneth M. Kowalski, Summary Report on the Development of Certification Examinations for Practicing Firearm and Toolmark Examiners, Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners Journal (Fall 2000).


Reports & Guidelines

National Institute of Justice, Status and Needs of Forensic Science Providers: A Report to Congress, U.S. Dept. of Justice Mar. 2006).

Technical Working Group for Education and Training in Forensic Science, Education and Training in Forensic Science: A Guide for Forensic Science Laboratories, Educational Institutions and Students, NIJ Special Report (U.S. Dept. of Justice Jul. 2004).

Scientific Working Group for Firearms and Toolmarks (SWGGUN) Guidelines:

International Association for Identification: