If you’re wondering where technology is taking forensic investigation. The answer may have arrived inPlattsburghAlready… nearby Crime scene and accident scene reconstruction units underwent training inPlattsburghfor the new 3D Laser scanners which are revolutionizing the way police investigate crime and accident scenes. With
just a few scans, police can upload the data and create a virtual replica of the scene that will allow viewing from different points of reference. For example – witnesses or driver’s fields of view… while measuring, with near exact accuracy, any points in the replica, preservation of the scene exactly as it was encountered by police and more.. Clearly this technology is a great improvement upon the two dimensional measuring tools and sketches utilized by most police agencies today. The scanner sits on a tripod and rotates 360 degrees scanning everything in its path.