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Firearms Factory Tours

Firearms Factory Tours

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

This approximately twelve day long journey provides tours of a series of firearms related manufactories in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Students observe current manufacturing processes. Emphasis is placed on processes that create forensically significant tool surfaces. A maximum of twelve students can be accommodated. THIS CLASS IS AVAILABLE FOR BFS FIREARMS ACADEMY STUDENTS ONLY. Not POST Certified at this time.


Previously Scheduled Classes


Instructor A Certified Instructor.
Teaching Methods
Tours, documentation with notes and photography, discussion, and preparation of a presentation of findings.
Students will learn some currently used manufacturing methods of forensically significant tool surfaces. Students will be able to determine the uniqueness of various manufactured surfaces.
Enrolled in Firearms Academy
Materials Fee
$300.00 for non-CAL DOJ students. $1,440.00 for non-CAL DOJ/BFS agencies. Note: Student lodging and per diem are not included.
Tuition $
Course Contact
Mike Giusto (916) 464-5648, (916)464-0600, FAX (916) 464-5818

Location Start Date

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If no classes are scheduled, you’ll be placed on a list that expresses your desire to attend this course.