Gun Microstamping Technology

Introduced by Rep. Becerra, Mr. Henigan talked about the statistics of death by firearms and about the prevention of gun… read more

Introduced by Rep. Becerra, Mr. Henigan talked about the statistics of death by firearms and about the prevention of gun violence.

Mr. Horwitz and the inventor Mr. Lizotte explained the gun microstamping technology Lizotte developed. Microstamping, which is called the next generation in ballistics information technology, provides a more effective method to connect bullet casings found at the scene of a shooting with the weapon that was fired. Topics included the role of ballistic evidence and how microstamping could have aided in past cases such as the “Beltway Sniper.”

The briefing was followed by a live firing demonstration.

Representative Becerra hosted the briefing and demonstration at the Rayburn House Office Building Firing Range. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2007
Last Aired:
May 21, 2007

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  • May 19, 2007 | 1:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 2007 | 10:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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