Computer Simulations and Use of Force Investigations

Category: Press Article

Publication: Force Science Institute

“Editor’s Note: When officers lawfully respond to deadly threats, their money, reputation, and freedom still hinge on whether society believes their version of events.  Dr. Geoffrey Desmoulin, a Certified Force Science Analyst and Principal of GTD Scientific Inc., developed an impressive testing and shooting reconstruction methodology to scientifically evaluate use of force narratives.  Attendees at the Annual Force Science Conference had a front row seat as Dr. Desmoulin described how he used biomechanical models and human factors research to assist a California jury as they considered the fate of an officer accused of excessive force and wrongful death.

The following article details that incredible experience. – Von Kliem”