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Ronald R. Scott, M.A., M.S.

Forensic Consultant       (623) 764-6371

Shooting Reconstruction, Police Shootings, Ballistics, Firearms


All instrumentation and equipment is meticulously maintained and used solely by Ronald R. Scott;  it is calibrated to NIST Standards.

  • Leica/Leitz Comparison Microscope with multiple Zeiss eyepieces and turret objectives with trinocular tube mounted Canon digital camera capable of zoom, macro, and a combination of digital illumination effects. Digital photomicrographs are captured in real time through software mated to a computer.

  • Comparison microscope illumination options are fiber optic and/or mounted incandescent stage lighting

  • Leica bullet and cartridge case holders can be changed depending on caliber, deformation, or angle comparisons.

  • Leica stage micrometer NIST traceable.

  • Triple boom stereo microscope with 5 megapixel camera and software which can measure evidence to 100,000th of an inch precisely and capture images.

  • Unitron Measuring Projector with several stage options for holding evidence which can measure in both millimeters and inches.

  • Toolmakers microscope with a calibrated measuring reticle capable of measurements to 1/1000 of an inch.

  • Images, provided by discovery or self-generated, can be enhanced, magnified, resized, adjusted for illumination and noise through several software programs and saved to any file format. PowerPoint presentations can be assembled for court.

  • Nikon D5000 Professional Model Digital SLR with numerous lenses Several other digital and manual tools are utilized to reach scientific conclusions.

  • Proprietary safeguards ensure protection and preservation of evidence.