Services and expertise

Forensic Focus provide forensic services covering a range of forensic disciplines and forensic management. These services are rooted in our experience from many years working within the forensic arena and the Criminal Justice System. Get a better understanding of our services and expertise here.

Crime Scene Investigation

With a fully qualified Scene Investigator, Manager and Coordinator with over 25 years experience, Forensic Focus are able to offer a number of services relating to Crime Scene Investigation including;

  • Cold Case Reviews
  • Scene Examination Reviews
  • Crime Scene Forensic Imaging 
  • Teaching & Training
  • Proficiency & Competency Testing


Forensic & Business Management

Our team has a significant number of years experience in senior Forensic Management including management of Forensic Services Laboratories, Forensic Identification Units, Hi Tech Crime Units, and Crime Scene Investigation Departments in a number of organisations. We offer a number of services which will enhance the perfomance and quality of your organisation including;

  • Streamlining Processes
  • Performance Improvement
  • Quality Management Services
  • New Service design and Implementation

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Accreditation and Proficiency Testing Services


Working within state of the art laboratories at Nottingham Trent University, Forensic Focus provide Proficiency Testing Services in the areas of Mark Enhancement. The Proficiency Test Scheme is designed to test all areas of the mark development / enhancement process, examination, imaging, quality assurance and continuity. It provides comprehensive feedback via a detailed report which also details information regarding inter-laboratory comparison of those laboratories carrying out the same processes.


The Proficiency Test Scheme is designed to comply with ISO17043. 


Forensic Focus personnel are also able to provide consultancy services in the area of ISO17025, ISO9001, ISO17020 and ISO17043


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Education, Training & Academic Services

With a network of fully qualified University Lecturers and Assessors with significant experience within the operational forensic arena, Forensic Focus are able to offer a number of teaching, training and academic services including;

  • Teaching & Teaching Cover
  • Assessment (Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD)
  • Customised Training Courses
  • Employability / Careers Advice
  • Course Review
  • Course Design 
  • External Adviser Services & Course Validation
  • Short Courses & Continuous Professional Development
  • Competency Testing
  • Proficiency Testing

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Media, Literature & the Arts

With significant combined experience in Forensic Services Forensic Focus can provide expert advice and guidance to television, production and casting companies as well as screen writers, documentary makers and authors.


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Forensic Focus Limited Win Place on another Training Framework

Cumbria County Council Learning & Development Framework

In May 2016 we won a place on yet another training procurement framework. The Cumbria County Council Learning & Development Framework consists of several Lots for the delivery of training to a number of County Council and Emergency Service customers. Forensic Focus Limited is eligible to bid for work in two Lots (Lot 4 = Fire and Rescue Services & Lot 8 = Finance, HR and Law) each consisting of a number of subject areas which lend themselves to our specialist skills.

Proficiency Testing Accreditation Extended

In April 2016 Forensic Focus successfully extended the scope of their ISO17043 Proficiency Testing Accreditation. Our FMAT Finger Mark Visualisation PT Scheme  is now accredited for Powder Suspensions, Physical Developer and Acid Dyes (Blood Dyes) as well as the previously accredited DFO, Ninhydrin, Superglue, BY40 and light sources.

Forensic Focus Limited in Partnership with Policing Matters Limited Win another Major Contract

In partnership with Policing Matters Limited, Forensic Focus Limited as the lead organisation has been awarded a place on a UK wide Framework for the provision of Leadership Development Services. The Framework hosted by Devon & Cornwall Police, will run for 4 years and can be used by the Police Service and all other Emergency Services.

With 300 suppliers originally expressing an interest in joining the Framework, we are pleased to announce that we have been awarded places on 4 of the 6 Framework Lots as follows;

LOT 1 – Executive Leadership Programme

LOT 2 – Executive Development Programme (Individual)

LOT 4 – Leadership Team Development (Executive & Middle Management)

LOT 6 – Specialist Support for Learning Programmes

More details can be found by clicking here.  

Police Service and other Emergency Services can obtain more information from the Blue Light Procurement Database or through Contracts Finder

If you wish to procure any of the above services you can do so without the need for further competitive tendering by contacting us at Forensic Focus Limited. Engagement of services from the allocated Lots can be by call-off or through undertaking a mini-competition.

All enquiries regarding the Framework and the services we offer should be directed to Dr Karen Stow at or by calling 07816 168759.

Please also feel free to find out more about our partner organisation by visiting

Forensic Focus Limited Gain ISO17043 Accreditation for Proficiency Testing

On 1st October 2014 Forensic Focus Limited was awarded ISO17043 accreditation for the provision of Proficiency Testing for finger and palm mark enhancement / visualisation using DFO, Ninhydrin, Superglue, Basic Yellow 40 (BY40) and Light Sources.


We would like to thank those at Nottingham Trent University who helped to make this possible.


For more information about our Proficiency Test Schemes please click the following link.

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Contact and Appointments

Please contact us on the following phone number with any questions or to make an appointment:


07816 168759


or if calling us from overseas:  +44 07816 168759


Please also use our contact form.