Forcon: Forensic Consulting

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About Forcon

Gerry Kupferschmidt is president of G. Kupferschmidt Consulting Services Ltd. (FORCON). He provides consultation services to industry, government, legal counsel, insurance agencies and private individuals on matters related to toxicology and general chemical, analytical and forensic programs.

He has been involved in the development of new breath test devices and other methods of detection for alcohol in various biological fluids. He also does independent analysis of biological samples seized in criminal cases to identify alcohol and or drug content and provides interpretation regarding pharmacological effect. He has given evidence as an expert at all levels of the judiciary.

From 1971 to 1985 he worked for the RCMP Forensic Laboratories.

Positions held include:

  • Toxicologist
  • Section Head Toxicology
  • Research Specialist Drugs
  • Scientific Advisor Forensic Drugs
  • Chief Scientist Analytical Services

He has taught in police science courses and participated in breath test training courses designed to develop qualified technicians for enforcement of the drinking and driving provisions of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Graduated from the University of Guelph, 1970, B.Sc. (Chemistry) and in 1971, M.Sc. (Chemistry).

He is a member of the Chemical Institute of Canada, the Canadian Society of Forensic Science, the American Academy of Forensic Science and many other organizations.

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