Expertise

WE MAINTAIN OUR EXPERTISE BY CONTINUOUS CASE EXPERIENCE, GIVING REGULAR ORAL EVIDENCE IN COURT AND CONTINUING RELEVANT CPD (eg. Explosives courses at ISSEE).

TOXICOLOGY

+CAUSE OF DEATH /RICIN / INSULIN / AIR RAGE / ALCOHOL DRINK DRIVING / PESTICIDES /

CHEMICAL WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

DRUGS

+CANNABIS (CULTIVATION, IDENTIFICATION, USAGE, VALUATION, ANALYSIS, PARAPHERNALIA), COCAINE / AMPHETAMINE / METHAMPHETAMINE / HEROIN / DESIGNER DRUGS / ETC. / ILLICIT LABORATORIES / COUNTERFEIT PHARMACEUTICALS

DNA   

+MIXED PROFILES / INNOCENT SOURCES / CROSS CONTAMINATION / QUALITY CONTROL

GUNSHOT RESIDUE

+PRIMER AND PROPELLANT RESIDUE /INNOCENT SOURCES/ CROSS CONTAMINATION / QUALITY CONTROL

EXPLOSIVES

+EXPLOSIVES / EXPLOSIVE DEVICES / EXPLOSIVE TRACES / INCENDIARIES / FIREWORKS / PYROTECHNICS

OTHER

+ACCELERANT RESIDUES / FIRE STARTING / SECURITY DYES

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Expertise detailing

ACCELERANT RESIDUES

Improvised, Commercial, Trace analysis, Petrol bombs, Firestarting, Identification

ALCOHOL

Back calculations, Effects, Air rage, Impairment, Visual recognition of impairment, Serious injury liability, Illicit fermentation, Illicit production, Illicit distillation

CANNABIS

Trace analysis, Chemistry, Growing operations, Growing equipment, Hash oil extraction, Identification, Paraphernalia, Valuation, Growth yield, Usage rates, Medical uses, Road traffic accident impairment, Personal usage rates.

CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Military, Improvised, Chemicals, Toxin (Ricin), Devices- explosive, Devices- dissemination, Detection, Training manuals.

CS SPRAYS

Trace analysis, Effects, Usage, Recommended tactics

DNA

Trace analysis, Profile comparison, Quality assurance, Contamination issues, Low copy number profile interpretation

DRUGS

Analysis, Purity, Identification, Pharmaceuticals, Illegal drugs, Designer drugs, Banknote contamination, Detection- laboratory, Detection- roadside, Chemical synthesis, Illegal laboratories, Counterfeit drugs, Paraphernalia, Cultivation, Growing operations, Chemical synthetic operations, Usage rates, Valuation, Growth yield, Counterfeit Viagra, Date rape.

EXPLOSIVES

Military explosives, Commercial explosives, improvised explosives, Bombs, Ammunition, Roadside devices, Improvised explosive device design, Improvised explosive production health and safety, Electrical circuits, Chemical synthesis, Illegal laboratories, Training manuals, Target attack principles, Training, Petrol bombs, Chemical WMD devices, Toxin WMD (Ricin) devices, Trace analysis, Contamination, Quality assurance, Car bombs, LPG devices, Roadside IEDs, Timers, Booby traps, Detection, New explosives, Incompatibility of ingredients, Effects, Dirt-bomb devices, Radioactive isotopes, Defence against, Destruction of aircraft, Potential stability, Effectiveness against complex targets, Trials, Demonstrations, Hugh speed photography, Disposal, Device detection, Improvised detonators, Target selection, Target planning, Target approach, Stand-off devices, Rare examples.

FIREWORKS

Accidents, Improvised, Ballistics, Trajectories, Failure

GUNSHOT RESIDUE

Organic, Inorganic, Trace analysis, Contamination, Quality assurance, Natural occurrence

INCENDIARIES

Military, Commercial, Improvised, Devices, Detection, Firestarting, Target attack principles, Petrol bombs, Delay timers- military, Delay timers- improvised, Effects, Thermite, Rare examples, Training manuals.

PYROTECHNICS

Military, Commercial, Improvised, Malfunctions, Disposal.

RICIN

Extraction procedures, Dissemination, Administration, Training videos, Training manuals, Toxicity, Trace analysis, Confirmation

SECURITY DYES

Trace analysis, Identification, Natural occurrences/legal usage, Contamination issues, Quality control

TOXICOLOGY

Ricin, Insulin, Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy, Amphetamines, Designer drugs, Pharmaceuticals, Toxins, Pesticides, Chemicals, Alcohol, Illegal drugs, Trace analysis, Effects, Air rage, Fitness to drive, Impairment, Alcohol back calculations, Cause of death, Pharmacogenetics, Post mortem distribution.