Acknowledged author Brian J. Heard wrote Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics: Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence comprising 416 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0470694602 and 9780470694602. Since then Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics: Examining and Interpreting Forensic Evidence textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $21.68 or rent at the marketplace.
The updated second edition of Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics includes recent developed analytical techniques and methodologies with a more comprehensive glossary, additional material, and new case studies. With a new chapter on the determination of bullet caliber via x-ray photography, this edition includes revised material on muzzle attachments, proof marks, non-toxic bullets, and gunshot residues. Essential reading for forensic scientists, firearms examiners, defense and prosecution practitioners, the judiciary, and police force, this book is also a helpful reference guide for undergraduate and graduate forensic science students.