Trace Materials

Our mission is to examine small microscopic items of evidence sometimes no larger than a grain of sand. These examinations include paint, polymers, glass, fibers and fracture match. Comparisons may include: paint found on a hit and run victim compared to a suspect’s vehicle; glass from suspect’s clothes compared with broken glass from a crime scene; or fibers recovered from a person or scene compared to the clothing from a suspect or victim. Analysts also examine cut, broken or torn objects to determine if they were at one time part of the same object. If needed by a court of law, an analyst may present their findings to a jury during a criminal trial.
 
 
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