Firearms and Toolmarks Operation Manual

Firearms and Toolmarks Operation Manual

 FIR 01 Purpose 
 FIR 02 Personnel 
 FIR 03 Accommodations and Environmental Conditions 
 FIR 04 Documentation and Handling of Evidence 
 FIR 05 Equipment 
 FIR 06 Reagents, Chemicals, Solvents and Standards 
 FIR 07 Safety 
 FIR 08 Sampling Plan 
 FIR 10-01 Firearm Mechanical Function Examination 
 FIR 10-02 Fired Cartridge Case-Fired Shotshell Examination 
 FIR 10-03 Fired Bullet-Fragment Examination 
 FIR 10-04 Shot-Pellet Examination 
 FIR 10-05 Live Ammunition Examination 
 FIR 10-06 Gunshot Residue Examination in Muzzle-to-Target Distance Determination 
 FIR 10-07 Shot Pattern Examinations in Muzzle-to-Target Distance Determinations 
 FIR 10-08 Modified Greiss Test for Nitrite Residues 
 FIR 10-09 Dithiooxamide Test for Copper or Nickel Residues 
 FIR 10-10 Sodium Rhodizonate Test for Lead Residues 
 FIR 10-12 Silencer-Suppressor Examination 
 FIR 10-13 Serial Number Restoration 
 FIR 10-14 General Toolmark Examination 
 FIR 10-15 Shooting Reconstruction Techniques and Trajectory Examination 
 FIR 10-16 National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) 
 FIR 10-17 Physical Match 
 FIR 10-18 Reference Collections 
 FIR 10-19 Verification 
 FIR 10-20 Firearm Testing 
 FIR 9 Uncertainty of Measurement 
 FIR Appendix A - Report Writing 
 FIR Appendix B - Glossary and Definitions 
 FIR Appendix C - Abbreviations and Symbols 
 FIR Appendix D - Serial Number Restoration Reagents 
 FIR Appendix E - Equipment Maintenance Schedule 
 FIR Appendix F - LIMS Workflow for Firearm Testing Performed by NIBIN Tech or Other Personnel