What is Ballistics?

Niels Noordhoek – Ultra-high speed photo of bullet coming out of a S&W revolver photographed with an air-gap flash

Ballistics involves the analysis of bullets and bullet impacts to determine information of use to a court or other part of a legal system. Forensic firearms examiners are trained to examine and analyze weapons, bullets, ballistics and how a bullet has behaved after being fired from a gun. Continue reading