Ballistics expert, Sergeant Gerard Dutton, talks about his extensive career. Crimes mentioned include his recollections of the Belanglo Forest Backpacker Murders investigation and the investigation into the Port Arthur Massacre. He also talks about the work he did for the United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), assisting to build the ballistics analysis capacity for the Palestinian Civil Police. Gerard has been a police officer for over 38 years, serving first in the New South Wales Police and then for Tasmania Police. He has written several interesting articles for the APJ over the years. The articles are available through the subscribers-only section of our website – www.apjl.com.au.
Host: Jason Byrnes APM
Guest: Sergeant Gerard Dutton, Tasmania Police