Gunshot Residue (GSR) Workshop – Louisiana Chief of Police Mid Year Conference


RJ Lee Group is pleased to present our “Gunshot Residue Analysis for Law Enforcement” Workshop at the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police Conference on March 10th, from 9:30 to 11:30am. The workshop will provide up-to-date information on GSR, followed by a Q&A session with our criminal forensics experts.

Attendees will learn the answers to such questions as:

  • Where can GSR be found?
  • What considerations need to be taken into account when collecting for Gunshot Residue?
  • What is the best collection technique for gunshot residue samples?
  • How are samples submitted?
  • How is GSR analyzed?
  • What are some GSR testimony considerations?

Allison Murtha Laneve and Stephanie Horner will be presenting. For more information on GSR analysis kits, please click below.





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Allison Murtha Laneve

About Allison Murtha Laneve

Allison Murtha Laneve is the Manager of RJ Lee Group's Forensic Science and Biopharma Departments, overseeing and participating in the preparation, analysis, interpretation and reporting of gunshot residue (GSR) evidence using Scanning Electron Microscopy / Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (SEM/EDS) techniques. She is an expert witness and has given testimony in federal, state and county courts for both the prosecution and the defense on more than 65 occasions and is certified to testify in 26 U.S. states and three foreign countries. In 2013, she led the department to successful American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors / Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) accreditation in GSR and GSR distance determination. As an adjunct faculty member at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa., she teaches courses in trace evidence, and arson & explosives. She holds both a B.S. in Biochemistry and an M.S. in Forensic Science and Law from Duquesne University.

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