The course involves a scientific study of firearm identification with the use of laboratory examination.  The subject gives emphasis on the study of ammunitions, projectiles, gunpowder, primer and explosives, including the use of the bullet comparison microscope.  It also deals with the principles in the microscopic and macroscopic examination of firearm evidences and the preparation of reports for legal proceedings in the solution of cases involving firearms.

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