Published Online: 1 April 1980
Page Count: 4
Senior scientific officer, The Metropolitan Police Forensic Science Laboratory, London,
(Received 25 July 1979; accepted 12 September 1979)
A relationship between the orientations of burr striations in curved ball-point pen strokes and the directions of motion of the pens which produced the strokes is described. The relationship enables directions of ball-point pen motion to be determined from an examination of such striations.
Paper ID: JFS12142J