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…

Proving (or Disproving) Use-of-Force Narratives

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Spring 2020 "When police officers lawfully respond to deadly threats, their money, reputation, and freedom still hinge on whether society believes their version of events. Dr. Geoffrey Desmoulin,…