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The OSBI Firearms and Toolmarks Unit is a discipline of the OSBI Criminalistics Services Division housed at the Forensic Science Center in Edmond, Oklahoma. 

The Firearms and Toolmarks Unit specializes in the identification of fired ammunition components (bullets and cartridge cases), firearms functionality, Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) entry, serial number restoration, distance determination, and toolmark identification.

Though there is only one firearms and toolmarks unit located in Edmond, firearms evidence can be submitted at any regional laboratory

Firearms may not be mailed for analysis.

All submitted firearms must be verified as unloaded.


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Bullet Comparison Matching with Comparison Microsc