Mr. Kurimsky started in the forensic science field in 2001 with the New York State Police at the Forensic Investigation Center. In 2003 he joined the Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences as a forensic scientist in the Forensic Biology/DNA Unit. In 2005 he was promoted into the Firearms Unit as a firearms examiner. To date Mr. Kurimsky has testified in approximately 200 cases in firearms.
In addition to his work at the crime lab, Mr. Kurimsky is a sworn law enforcement officer. He also is an adjunct faculty member of Syracuse University in the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level forensic firearms courses. Mr. Kurimsky is also an instructor in the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Hunter Education (firearms/general hunter Ed.).
Mr. Kurimsky has casework and testimony experience in firearms operability, malfunction testing, serial number restoration, microscopic comparisons, muzzle to target distance determination gunshot residue testing, and technical casework reviews. His research interests include firearm technology and wildlife/hunting related shootings.