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International forensic automotive paint database
Author(s): Gregory A. Bishea; Joe L. Buckle; Scott G. Ryland
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Paper Abstract

The Technical Working Group for Materials Analysis (TWGMAT) is supporting an international forensic automotive paint database. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are collaborating on this effort through TWGMAT. This paper outlines the support and further development of the RCMP's Automotive Paint Database, `Paint Data Query'. This cooperative agreement augments and supports a current, validated, searchable, automotive paint database that is used to identify make(s), model(s), and year(s) of questioned paint samples in hit-and-run fatalities and other associated investigations involving automotive paint.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1999
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3576, Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies, (4 February 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.339194
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Gregory A. Bishea, Federal Bureau of Investigation (United States)
Joe L. Buckle, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Canada)
Scott G. Ryland, Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3576:
Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies
Kathleen Higgins, Editor(s)

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