3D Laser Scanning
For Crime Scenes
Forensic Science Consultants offers the only
training program on
how to use a 3D Scanner for crime scene investigation
shooting scene from GUNSITE using trajectory back extrapolation:
Shots fired into a Jeep Cherokee from three separate locations
How accurate can we be?
Is your agency attempting ISO 17025 accreditation?
If so, most of the hard work has already been done in establishing a
method of validation and accuracy assessment.
As a member of an accredited laboratory, Michael Haag has
insights that can guide you through your ISO/ASCLD process.
A portion of the
validation process for the use of 3D scans in trajectory analysis
A snapshot of the scans
used in a validation of the ScanStation 2 as a trajectory measurement
If your agency is in need of training or
information regarding the use, capabilities,
and specialized products that can be generated using a 3D laser
contact Forensic Science Consultants. Michael Haag has extensive
training in the use of the Leica ScanStation scanners.
He has also published and presented papers detailing how these
can open new doors in crime scene investigation (particularly shooting
and courtroom presentation of scenes. Presentations have been given by
Michael Haag regarding trajectory analysis, validation of the use of
in crime scene measurement, validation of scanning for use in trajectory
measurement, and post blast (VBIED) scanning.
Forensic Science Consultants can help you
with answers regarding:
1) Capabilities of 3D Scanners in forensic science
2) Training users for the purposes of crime scene investigation
3) Specialized training in shooting scene reconstruction
with 3D laser scanners
4) Validation of 3D scanners for crime scene and trajectory use
5) Understand the types of
products that scanning can allow you to present rapidly
A partial list of agencies currently using 3D scanning at crime
Albuquerque Police Deptartment
California Department of Justice (Cal DOJ)
California Highway Patrol (CHP)
City of New York - Office of the Coroner/ME
Killeen Police Department
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept
Metropolitan Police Department - Washington D.C.
Pennsylvania State Police
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Puerto Rico Institute of Forensic Science
San Antonio Police Department
Savannah-Chatham Police Department