Ballistics & Explosives Division
The Division is equipped with requisite technology and expertise to handle cases of firearms and explosives. The work involves examination of firearms to determine the nature and type of weapons used in the crime; range of firing, linking fired bullets/cartridge cases with the suspect weapons and checking of mechanism of the weapon for the evidence of accidental discharge.
The analysis of explosives involves the examination and opinion on explosives (Civil, Military and IEDs) and explosive devices used in crime, riots, police firing, encounters etc. re-construction of scene of crime/ explosion etc. laboratory analysis of explosives and their detection. For up-gradation of the working of explosives and explosion residue analysis, this Division is equipped with sophisticated instruments like HPLC System (High Performance Liquid Chromatography).