Gun Crime Investigations

 

The Justice Clearinghouse covers the topic of Gun Crime Investigations on a regular basis: through the webinars we hold, the articles we write, as well as the articles we curate from other respected sources. 

Begin or enhance your knowledge about Gun Crime Investigations by reviewing some of the information below.

 

Upcoming Webinars

David Hyche
12 / 01 / 2020

Comprehensive crime gun investigative methods and tools work very well and show rapid results in smaller jurisdictions.  Prosecution of armed felons, drug dealers and gang members in a systematic way [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Gordon Ramsay

When it comes to addressing gun crimes, traditional reactive models of patrol and arrests just seem to be not enough anymore. As the trigger pullers in the community grow smarter, [...]

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David Hyche

A comprehensive crime gun intelligence program is buttressed on identifying your jurisdiction’s most violent offenders. Doing so, however, cannot rely on guesswork, and instead requires a more systematic and [...]

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Bob Troyer
Tom Brandon

Developments over the last couple of weeks paved the path to a movement that demands defunding of law enforcement – a seemingly simplistic, even counterintuitive solution to ineffective policing. Law enforcement [...]

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Justin Holloway
Suzann Cromer
Mike Eberhardt

The ATF National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) is a game-changer when it comes to crime gun strategy. It is then imperative to ensure law enforcement agencies are aware of [...]

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Addison Owen
Jessica Ellefritz
Ron Nichols

Change is good, it allows us to grow and improve but making changes can be challenging. It takes so much more than just intention to make it stick – especially when [...]

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Karen Ziegler

Public safety and law enforcement agencies would undoubtedly agree that there are numerous things that they can improve – technology, processes or equipment that would allow them to provide better service. [...]

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Mike Eberhardt
Pete Gagliardi

Whether implementing a regional or agency-wide preventive crime gun strategy, the establishment of formal policies is a critical factor that must be addressed.  These policies can be wide ranging in [...]

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Marisa McKeown
Ron Nichols

A collaborative approach has been espoused by different sectors in addressing some of their most pressing issues. It is no different when it comes to crime gun prevention and investigation. [...]

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Michael Kane
Josh May

Building a preventive crime gun program is no easy feat. For it to be successful, it requires the buy-in of everyone involved. It takes a holistic approach that mobilizes both [...]

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Darryl Barr
Ron Nichols

Investigations and crime fighting are being portrayed in movies and TV shows as if it’s instantaneous, taking only 24 hours to process evidence, analyze lab findings, and make an arrest. [...]

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Kimberly Wyatt
Sandra Shanahan

Domestic violence is the single greatest predictor of future violent crime. When households get access to firearms this is further aggravated. There’s also the fact that domestic violence calls [...]

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Shannon Kail
Trevor Goode
Ed Michael

Handling investigations used to be just about lifting fingerprints, extracting blood, and obtaining witness testimonies. With the technological innovations come more ways to conduct investigation and corroborate evidence and findings. [...]

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Dan Carew
Karissa Taylor
Andrew Fox

Piecing out different sources of information related to criminal justice can be a difficult task. National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) and Social Network Analysis (SNA) has made leaps and [...]

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Initiating or Enhancing Your Regional Preventive Crime Gun Strategy_ The Most Important Thing Is…
Jason Brando
John Romeo
Ron Nichols

On the heels of the Parkland shooting, people are demanding accountability and asking what legislators are doing to mitigate this malaise. At the law enforcement front, gun crime intelligence is [...]

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Brian Gray
Will Morris

In a report published by the Police Foundation and Major Cities Chiefs Association in January, 2017, major city and county law enforcement executives stated that of all of the tools and [...]

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Rick Wyant
Ron Nichols

Gun crime is an issue that continues to plague our communities. Law enforcement and justice professionals are doing everything they can to prevent gun crimes and resolve them when they [...]

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Darrell Smith
Paul W. Neudigate
Brandon Huntley

Gun-crime violence is prevalent not only in the US, but all across the world. With the number of such cases and even more recovered guns, cases, and bullets from crime [...]

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James Needles
Ron Nichols
William King

Download Presentation Materials Solving gun crime isn’t as simple as what the public sees on TV. From CSI to Blue Bloods, solving gun crime is so simple: talk to [...]

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Jeffrey Russell

In general, law enforcement agencies continue to utilize traditional methods such as geographical saturation based on where a shooting(s) occurs. What we are seeing in Denver, anecdotally, is that [...]

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The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) is a computerized system designed to assist in the determination of an individual’s eligibility to purchase or possess firearms, [...]

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Pete Gagliardi

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Pete Gagliardi

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Pete Gagliardi
Jeffrey Russell

  We investigate crimes of violence in which victims are killed or injured with firearms to bring justice to the victims and/or families and peace to their neighborhoods. Success [...]

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Laurie Van Deusen
Stephen Barborini

This webinar will step participants through a comprehensive approach to firearms related investigations. A successful investigation begins at the crime scene and the chances of a successful investigation improve with [...]

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Keith Manning

  During this webinar you will learn: How media has corrupted the jury pool’s understanding of forensics and firearms Common myths of the modern gunfight The valuable forensic evidence [...]

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Keith Manning

  During this webinar you will learn: How media has corrupted the jury pool’s understanding of forensics and firearms Common myths of the modern gunfight The valuable forensic evidence [...]

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Brandon Huntley

  Description: Consider the following situations that patrol officers across the United States respond to on a daily basis: Officers conduct a traffic stop. During the stop the driver, who [...]

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Articles

Webinar presenters Kristin Brewer, Chief Gordon Ramsay, and Lieutenant Chad Beard answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Wichita Crime Gun Intelligence Center: a Unique Law Enforcement [...]

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Webinar presenter Chief David Hyche answered a number of your questions after his presentation It's Not the Person You Think It Is: Identifying Your Most Prolific Shooters. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenters Bob Troyer and Tom Brandon answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Preserving and Enhancing Your Violent Crime Reduction Program in the Era of "De-Funding."  Here [...]

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Pete Gagliardi shared some incredible insights and advice during the webinar, Sustainable Crime Gun Intelligence Strategies Require Policy-Driven Tactics.  Here’s just one reminder. "Crime gun intelligence is about using [...]

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Marisa McKeown shared some incredible insights and advice during the webinar, NIBIN-Led Policing:  Prosecutor's Perspective.  Here’s just one poignant reminder. "Employee attrition is devastating to working cases."   Click [...]

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Mike Eberhardt shared some incredible insights and advice during the webinar, Incorporating the Minimum Required Operating Standards (MROS) into Your Agency’s NIBIN Organizational Lifestyle.  Here’s just one poignant [...]

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Mike Eberhardt shared some incredible insights and advice during the webinar, Incorporating the Minimum Required Operating Standards (MROS) into Your Agency's NIBIN Organizational Lifestyle.  Here’s just one reminder.   "[...]

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Webinar presenters Justin Holloway, Suzann Cromer and Mike Eberhardt answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Incorporating the Minimum Required Operating Standards into Your Agency's NIBIN Organizational Lifestyle. [...]

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Webinar presenter Karen Ziegler answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Writing Winning Grant Proposals for a Regional Preventive Crime Gun Strategy. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Mike Eberhardt and Pete Gagliardi answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Sustainable Crime Gun Intelligence Strategies Require Policy-Driven Tactics.    Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenters Marisa McKeown and Ron Nichols answered a number of your questions after their presentation, NIBIN-Led Policing: A Prosecutor's Perspective.  Here are just a few of their responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenters Col. Sam Johnson, Sheriff Steve Levorchick, Sheriff Andy Louderback, Skip Gavorski, and Jason Henkel answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Is Your Body Armor Helpful [...]

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Webinar presenters Greg McDonald and Michael Delaney answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Crime Scene Responsibilities for the First Responder. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenters Darryl Barr and Ron Nichols answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Stop Cutting Off the Ends of the Ham: An Innovative Strategy for Managing [...]

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Webinar presenters Sabath Huttle and Krystle Curley of the King County Regional Domestic Violence Firearms Enforcement Unit answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Domestic [...]

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Webinar presenters Sandra Shanahan and Kimberly Wyatt of the Domestic Violence Regional Firearms Enforcement Unit answered a number of your questions after their webinar, "Domestic Violence and Firearm [...]

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During their presentation, "Domestic Violence and Firearm Relinquishment: From Honor System to Actual Enforcement," presenters Sandra Shanahan and Kim Wyatt shared a great saying they learned from their own supervisor, [...]

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Christina McCale

Domestic violence and guns can be a lethal combination. In 2014, Washington State adopted a firearms relinquishment law allowing courts to issue “Orders to Surrender Weapons” when entering certain types of [...]

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Webinar presenters Shannon Kail, Trevor Goode, Ed Michael, and Jim Needles answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations.&[...]

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It is not uncommon for people to keep on citing the Second Amendment to the US Constitution whenever gun control issues come up. After all, it’s the Second [...]

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Christina McCale

There is no "silver bullet" for solving gun crime. Solving gun crime requires looking at every discharge of firearms, collaboration among a region's agencies, an understanding of the processes and [...]

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Christina McCale

Technology can not only help Law Enforcement Agencies solve gun crimes faster, but help officers identify patterns, allocate resources more strategically, and address gun-related activity smarter and more efficiently. We [...]

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Christina McCale

When implemented well, Transformational Forensics can quite literally, help law enforcement agencies transform their approach to solving gun crime, thus taking criminals off the streets and making communities safer. But [...]

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Christina McCale

Tackling gun crime doesn't happen overnight - nor does it happen from just one effort or initiative. As shown through Cincinnati's Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate's discussion, it takes multiple [...]

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Christina McCale

NIBIN can be a key differentiator in helping local law enforcement agencies in their battle against gun crime, as we learned from Darrell Smith in this recent interview. Join us [...]

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Christina McCale

  Business principles don't always "neatly" apply to government agencies for a variety of reasons. However, when they can be applied, amazing results and dividends can be accomplished. As part [...]

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Establishing a Gun Crime Program

Based on the webinar, check out this infographic that highlights what a crime gun investigative program is, how to establish a crime gun investigative program in your agency, and [...]

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Christina McCale

Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tools, solving gun crime has to become more strategic in nature. Where once, solving a [...]

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Christina McCale

It's great when your organization is in demand: when people see the importance and value your organization brings to the table. But what do you do when you can't keep [...]

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Christina McCale

Agencies dream of the resources seen on TV crime shows: the latest technology, gleaming, newly-built workspaces, and not a backlog in sight. But building a crime gun intelligence initiative doesn’[...]

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Christina McCale

Solving gun crime isn’t as simple as what the public sees on TV. From CSI to Blue Bloods, solving gun crime is so simple: talk to a person who [...]

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Christina McCale

Given the highly mobile nature of today’s population and the ready availability of technology tools, solving gun crime has to become more strategic in nature. Where once, solving a [...]

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Firearms Gun Crime Case
Based on webinar content, this infographic provides the 9 basic steps for developing a gun crime case for prosecution.
Christina McCale

  Grant writing can be a successful mechanism for local agencies to get much needed funding for equipment or services they might normally never be able to afford. For many [...]

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