Swabs or Stubs? It’s Not Even A Question

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  • 1:09PM Sep 19, 2017

Gunshot Residue Analysis Gunshot residue (GSR) has long been collected during criminal investigations.  Currently, the standard method for collecting primer GSR is using adhesive stubs which can then be analyzed via scanning electron microscopy (SEM).  Prior to SEM analysis, the most common method of analyzing primer GSR was atomic absorption which utilizes cotton swabs for […]

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Stephanie Horner Appointed MAAFS Criminalistics Chair

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  • 11:02AM Jun 07, 2016

RJ Lee Group Forensic Scientist Stephanie Horner has been appointed Criminalistics Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) for 2016-2017. She has served as Criminalistics Chair-elect since May 2015. MAAFS features three divisions, catering to different disciplines within the forensic science field: Biology, Criminalistics, and Questioned Documents. As Criminalistics Chair, Stephanie is responsible […]

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Stephanie Horner Appointed as MAAFS 2016 Criminalistics Chair-Elect

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  • 9:30AM Jul 23, 2015
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Stephanie Horner, forensic scientist at RJ Lee Group, was appointed as the 2016 Criminalistics Chair-elect for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS). Stephanie will assist the 2016 Criminalistics Chair in approving and planning presentations and workshops on topics such as trace evidence, toxicology, drug chemistry, fingerprinting, and more for the organization’s annual conference next […]

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RJ Lee Group’s Criminal Forensics Department Earns ASCLD/LAB-International Accreditations in Gunshot Residue (GSR) and Distance Determination

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  • 2:12PM Mar 25, 2013
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 25, 2013) RJ Lee Group, Inc. is proud to announce that its Criminal Forensics department has received accreditation from the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors / Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) – International Program in the trace evidence sub-disciplines of gunshot residue (GSR) and gunshot distance determination.  RJ Lee Group is one […]

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Ms. Alison Murtha, RJ Lee Group Forensic Scientist, Testifies on GSR in Florida Attempted Murder Trial

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  • 11:32AM Nov 15, 2012
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The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported that Ms. Alison Murtha, Forensic Scientist at RJ Lee Group laboratory in Monroeville, Pa. and testifying expert on gunshot residue (GSR), provided testimony about GSR testing performed on evidence related to the attempted murder trial of Mr. William Copeland.  Mr. Copeland is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend’s father.  In her […]

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