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Ballistics Unit

(609) 584-5051 ext 5815

The Ballistics Unit is responsible for providing technical service to all law enforcement agencies pertaining to the examination and test firing of firearms, including detailed microscopic examinations of discharged bullets, shells and other ammunition related components. Conducting distance determinations, restoration of obliterated serial numbers and entering data into the NIBIN (National Integrated Ballistic Information Network) computerized imaging system.

Additionally, members of the Ballistics Unit respond to crime scenes to conduct bullet trajectory analysis and shooting scene reconstruction. They are called upon to provide expert testimony in Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts. Unit members provide informational support training and lectures to State Police training classes, along with other law enforcement agencies, schools and civic groups.

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