Digital Playground for Investigators

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Paralegal Press, Fall 2022, Vol. 53, Issue 2. Author: Geoffrey T. Desmoulin. Summary: Technology enables us to digitally recreate the scene of an incident to help us understand the activity…

Handcuff Neuropathy

Category: Press Article Publication: TLABC The Verdict Issue 174, Fall 2022. Author: Geoffrey T. Desmoulin. Summary: While handcuffs provide the control necessary to ensure the overall safety of both the detainee and the arresting…

Technology: Image Analysis

Category: Press Article Publication: Blue Line Magazine Aug/Sept 2022 Author: Geoffrey T. Desmoulin Summary: Although there was insufficient detail in the averaged image to clearly see the suspect’s hands, the suspect’s outline…

The Shape of Intention

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Paralegal Press, Spring 2022, Vol. 53, Issue 1. Author: Geoffrey T. Desmoulin. Summary: A recent case involving a nighttime police shooting of a suspect illustrates how some relatively simple…

The Rap Sheet on Restraints

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Paralegal Press, Winter 2022, Vol. 52, Issue 3. Authors: Olivia Hetland, Theodore E. Milner, Geoffrey T. Desmoulin. Summary: Handcuffs and other restraints are used to ensure the safety of…

One Test is Worth a Thousand Expert Opinions

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Paralegal Press, Fall 2021, Volume 52, Issue 2 Summary:  In many violent encounters, witness testimonies are often incomplete, inaccurate or potentially biased; leaving experts to prove…

Process for Accurate Injury Reconstruction in Forensic Investigations

Category: Press Article Publication: The Verdict, Issue 169, Summer 2021 Summary:  Forensic analysis that attempts to determine the cause of injury must frequently be performed with incomplete data. Consequently, a well-defined…

Finding the Truth: Science of Violence

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Paralegal Press, Spring 2021 Summary:  GTD Scientific Inc. has developed a unique skill set to investigate violent encounters. Dr. Desmoulin has refined the process…

Puncturing a Castle Defense

Category: Press Article Publication: Force Science Institute, Force Science News, December 30, 2020 Summary: Cold case homicide investigations are challenging. A case was brought to GTD Scientific with a claim of self-defence that…

GTD Scientific Featured in the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s November 2020 Expert Witness Magazine

Category: Press Article Publication: Los Angeles County Bar Association's November 2020 Expert Witness "GTD Scientific Inc. has served as an expert witness in multiple California courts and has provided successful testimonies in both…