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 Expert  728067

Expert in Fingerprints, Fingerprint Science, and Forensic Scene Examination


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

England
United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a Forensic Scientist and a member of the Society of Expert Witnesses and enrolled on the U.K. Register of Expert Witnesses. During his career with the Metropolitan Police Service, he was on the register of Fingerprint Experts in England & Wales, which is held at The National Training Centre for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation in Durham, on behalf of the Association of Chief Police Officers. He joined the Metropolitan Police Service at New Scotland Yard as a fingerprint officer. He regraded as an identification officer, this new grade encompassed expertise in fingerprints and forensic scene examination. He has successfully completed both the basic and advanced fingerprint courses and have become a recognised expert. Expert completed a forensic ridgeology course in America. He has given evidence on finger/palm identifications and related matters in all types of courts, including the Federal Court in Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Expert has successfully completed the basic and advanced forensic scene examination courses within the Metropolitan Police Service and completed five operational tours of duty, examining scenes of crime covering burglary to murder scenes. He received a commendation for his outstanding crime scene examination.

He lectured at the Scientific Support College for the Metropolitan Police Training Establishment in Hendon. Subjects included basic fingerprint foundation, advanced fingerprint, cadavers/chemical, and forensic basic awareness courses. He researched forensic ridgeology (quantitative/qualitative analysis) of finger marks for the last three years, which included completing evidence, lecturing and giving advice on all types of latent marks. He has been an advisor to the ACPO led Project Board for fingerprint training which includes ridgeology and designing a ridgeology course for future experts in the U.K. Expert has been employed as an independent consultant and adviser on all fingerprint and forensic scene examination matters including lectures in the U.K., U.S.A. and Australia.

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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2003   B.Sc   General Science   Open University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Fingerprints

 

Owner

 

All types of fingerprint examinations and comparisons. Lecturing.

1975 to 2001

 

Metropolitan Police (New Scotland Yard)

 

Fingerprints & Crime Scene Examination

 

Identification Officer

 

In 1975, he joined the Metropolitan Police Service at New Scotland Yard as a fingerprint officer. He regraded as an identification officer, this new grade encompassed expertise in fingerprints and forensic scene examination.

He has successfully completed both the basic and advanced fingerprint courses and has become a recognised expert since 1981. In April 1998, he completed a forensic ridgeology course in America. He has given evidence on finger/palm identifications and related matters in all types of courts, including the Federal Court in Philadelphia, U.S.A.

He has successfully completed the basic and advanced forensic scene examination courses within the Metropolitan Police Service, and he has completed five operational tours of duty, examining scenes of crime covering burglary to murder scenes. In 1993, he received a commendation for his outstanding scene examination.

He has been an advisor to the ACPO led Project Board for fingerprint training which includes ridgeology and designing a ridgeology course for future experts in the U.K.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

International Association for Identification, UK register of Expert Witnesses, Society of Expert Witnesses


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1975 to 2001   Metropolitan Police   Identification Officer   Fingerprint Expert Forensic Scene Examiner

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Consult on all types fingerprint issues
  • Analyse crime scenes
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Thirty four years of giving evidence in all types of court for the prosecution and the defence. He has given evidence at a Daubert hearing in Philadelphia, USA. He wrote a report for the Mayfield case in the USA. He has recently given evidence to the McKie enquiry. UK.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Forensic fingerprint expert for consulting on Report.
  • Fingerprints expert for consulting on Finger prints /.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2003 to 2003   Australia   Lectured at the New South Wales Centenary celebrating 100 years of fingerprinting in Australia.
2002 to 2002   USA/ Philadelphia   Gave evidence at a Daubert hearing (La Plaza)

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Subjects included basic fingerprint foundation, advanced fingerprint, cadavers/chemical, and forensic basic awareness courses. He researched forensic ridgeology (quantitative/qualitative analysis) of finger marks, which included completing evidence, lecturing and giving advice on all types of latent marks.


 

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