Gun Crimes: Dead People Do Tell Tales

Gun Crimes: Dead People Do Tell Tales

by Michelle Faulk

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Overview

For trained firearm investigators, a bullet, casing, or trajectory can tell a story. Where was the shooter standing? Did the bullet come from his gun? From early cases like the St. Valentine's Day Massacre to present day war crimes in Croatia, discover the techniques firearms investigators have developed and utilized to solve crimes!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766037632
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: True Forensic Crime Stories Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 War Crimes in Croatia 7

Chapter 2 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 16

Chapter 3 Firearms Experts, Real and Fake 29

Chapter 4 The Unpredictable Path of Bullets 45

Chapter 5 Exploding Bullets 59

Chapter 6 How Serial Shootings Can be Connected 72

Careers in Forensic Firearms Investigation 90

Chapter Notes 93

Glossary 98

Further Reading and Internet addresses 101

Index 102

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