Ballistics and the Faro 3-D Scanner

October 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
St Jax Montréal
1439 Rue Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, QC H3G 1S6
Free for members of the SJLS, $12 for non-members
Sam Browman

Erik Hudon of the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale (LSJML) of the Public Security Ministry of Québec will provide us with a brief overview of that department.

This will be followed by a description of the nature of Forensic Ballistics and a demonstration of how a 3-D scanner is used to document a crime scene.

Erik HudonMr. Erik Hudon is a forensic firearm and toolmark examiner for the LSJM. Some of his duties include performing examinations on firearms and other types of weapons. Other obligations are evaluating ammunition components, making shooting range determinations, perform crime scene interpretations and doing toolmark comparisons. In some cases, he is summoned to give expert testimony in court. Over the years, he has produced over 3,500 expert reports and testified over 50 times in criminal investigations. Mr. Hudon is a member of the board of directors of the Association québécoise de la criminalistique and a technical assessor for the Standards Council of Canada.