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Module 06: Evidence Handling Procedures

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Author: William J. Tilstone
Bill Tilstone head shotWilliam Tilstone has a B.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. He was a member of the forensic science program faculty at the University of Strathclyde for twelve years before moving to Adelaide, Australia as the director of the State Forensic Science facility. In 1996, Dr. Tilstone was appointed executive director of the newly created National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC). He currently serves the NFSTC as director of training.
Author: John H. Dillon, Jr.
Jack Dillon head shotJack Dillon earned a B. S. from the United States Naval Academy and an M. Ed. from the University of Virginia. Commissioned in the United States Marine Corps in 1964, he attained the rank of Captain of Marines. Appointed a Special Agent, FBI, in 1970, he investigated diverse criminal violations, including organized crime, bank robberies, extortions, and kidnappings. In 1976 he received orders to the Firearms/Toolmarks Unit of the FBI Laboratory for training as an examiner, where he evaluated evidence and provided on-site field support in domestic cases, as well as abroad. He also designed and taught basic and management level forensic courses at the FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 1982-1988. Jack retired from the FBI as Chief of the Firearms/Toolmarks Unit in 1994, and continues to consult in forensic firearms cases and in training design and delivery.

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