Comprehensive Collection of Shell Cases and Crime Guns

Key Takeaways

 

Comprehensive collection of all ballistic evidence.

  • CGI concentrates on ballistic evidence that can be collected, screened, and analyzed to provide connections between events and people.
  • Implement policy to comprehensively collect and submit all cartridge cases and test fires into NIBIN.
  • Gunshot detection alert systems can enhance collection by notifying law enforcement of shooting events that are not reported by citizens.

Detailed documentation of circumstances surrounding evidence recovery.

  • Implement policy for responding law enforcement to canvas area of shots fired to support community outreach and awareness of law enforcement efforts in addressing gun violence.