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Biting the Bullet: A No-Nonsense Approach to Acquiring Damaged Bullets

A non-nonsense guide to acquiring damaged bullets.

Throughout the years I’ve acquired a lot of bullets. A. Lot. Of. Bullets. 

From the pre-IBIS days of “Bulletproof” to the most recent HD3D BULLETTRAX the procedure has become much more simplified.

Untested Ballistics Evidence: Society’s Misfire?


A person is murdered.

Who speaks for the victim?

Us. Society.

The damage inflicted by a person taking another's life is irreversible and long lasting. Therefore our society’s degree of vigilance  must be as high as humanly possible.

Gun Crimes: More Justice Less Talk

Gun Crimes: More Justice Less Talk

For the last ten years or so, I have been getting most of my news from the Internet.  

Ejector Marks: Why You Shouldn't Ignore Them

IBIS Correlation Results

With baseball’s post-season having just wrapped up in North America, I recently found myself wondering how many teams would have still been in the playoffs if some of them had decided to play their entire season calling their own players “out” after only two strikes. This seems like a ridiculous scenario, but it’s essentially one that many IBIS sites voluntarily subscribe to when they opt to not capture ejector marks when acquiring cartridge cases.

RAIN Checks On Crime Guns in NJ?

New Jersey is on the right track when it comes to dealing with firearm crime and its evidence

Back in March,  I wrote a blog entitled: Aristotle, Vince Lombardi, Guns, and New Jersey.

Dragnet 2014: If Joe Friday Had Today's Technology...

What if Joe Friday had access to today's technology... a real story

At the risk of dating myself and you the reader, I will open today by asking if you remember the TV crime series “Dragnet” and its trademark opening narration: "Ladies and gentlemen: the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent."

Operation Samson, Gun Crime and a Three-Legged Stool


Cross-Border Crime Need Not Bedevil Us

cross border crime bedevils massachusets and vermont

I read an interesting news piece entitled: Drugs-for-guns traffic bedevils Massachusets, Vermont written by Brian MacQuarrie and published in the Boston Globe on April 28, 2014.

Aristotle, Vince Lombardi, Guns, and New Jersey

our law enforcement authorities must continue to deal with its messy aftermath every day

The issue of gun related violence continues to generate a fair amount of public attention since the tragic events at the Sandy Hook Elementary School well over a year ago. All the while the ensuing debate over potential solutions continues to be both acrimonious and polarizing.

While the discussion continues on how best to deal with the larger issue of gun violence in our society, the fact is that our law enforcement authorities must continue to deal with its messy aftermath every day.

Disarming America's Most Dangerous Gangs

The violent gang known as MS-13 originates from Central America

The Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, known as MS-13 is widely referred to as the most dangerous gang in America because of its involvement in serious transnational criminal activities, including murder, rape, kidnapping and other serious crimes.

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