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Xavier Becerra ~ Attorney General

Serial Number Restoration

Serial Number Restoration


Class Code
E111
Subject Area
E - Firearms and Impression Evidence Program
Class Description 

This three-day (24-hour) class will provide students with knowledge of the principles of firearm serial number identification, the metallurgical aspect of impressions and the methods that are available for the restoration of obliterated samples. Students will become acquainted with diverse restoration methods and will practice with number segments stamped in metal. The course will also emphasize proper documentation methods for serial number cases and the completion of the National Tracing Center form. Safety and health aspects will also be discussed. This course is intended for examiners, criminalists, or crime scene specialists from law enforcement agencies who will be restoring serial numbers in the course of their duties. Each class is limited to 12 students.

 

Previously Scheduled Classes

10/24/17- Rancho Cordova

07/18/2017 - Santa Rosa

11/15/2016 - Los Angeles

10/18/2016 - Los Angeles

9/27/2016 - Rancho Cordova

 

Instructor Michael Giusto
Teaching Methods
Classroom lectures, restoration exercises on actual samples
Objectives
Students should be able to restore firearm serial numbers in a safe and proficient manner.
Prerequisites
Preparation
Pre-course reading material may be assigned
Materials Fee
No cost to POST supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A $360.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.
Tuition No cost to POST supported or State of California based Law Enforcement agencies. A $360.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.
Course Contact
Mike Giusto (916) 464-5648, (916)464-0600, FAX (916) 464-5818


Location Start Date

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