Fingerprint Services

Fingerprint Services are fundamental to investigation to provide evidence of involvement or evidence to eliminate persons from involvement in a crime or incident. These services are also essential in areas of civil litigation, immigration and Government processes e.g. National Elections in some countries.  Our many years of experience in all areas of Forensic Identification make us an organisation you can rely on.

 

Our Fingerprint Services at a Glance:

  • Fingerprint Case Review including Mark Development / Enhancement
  • Internal Forensic Investigations within private sector organisations and Civil Cases
  • Other forensic marks type Civil Examinations and Case Review
  • Forensic Identification advice to Government, media, writers, film and serial producers  
  • Competency Testing and Proficiency Testing within Forensic Identification
  • Training / Teaching of Forensic Identificaton
  • Taking of Fingerprints for the following circumstances:
  • Persons working in the UK for countries that trade overseas
  • For families who are about to undergo the adoption procedures abroad
  • For persons wishing to conduct business in or within countries foreign to the UK in a variety of professional occupations
  • Fingerprints/DNA records that may be required for internal organisational records
  • Persons requiring fingerprints/DNA to be taken for Immigration/Emmigration purposes

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Contact Our Forensic Identification Expert:

 

luke.mcgarr@forensic-focus.co.uk 

 

Find out more about our Forensic Identification Expert by clicking in the link below

 

Luke McGarr

Forensic Focus Win Place on Two Further Training & Development Frameworks

In 2017 we successfully won places on a further two training and development frameworks; one for councils and emegency services in Yorkshire and the other for all councils in Scotland.

Proficiency Testing Accreditation Extended for Fingerprint Comparison

In 2017 Forensic Focus extended their accredited Proficiency Testing Portfolio by successfully extending our scope to encompas fingerprint comparison

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

Proficiency Testing

UK Research Council Grant Awarded

Forensic Focus in partnership with the University of Lincoln and Aberystwyth University has been awarded a UK Research Council (AHRC) grant to conduct a three year resaerch project involving finger and palm marks recovered from medieval documents. For more information regarding the project please access Imprint or https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/hh/history/currentprojects/imprintproject/

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 training delivery to a number of County Council and Emergency Service customers. Forensic Focus Limited can bid for work in Lot 4 = Fire & Rescue Services & Lot 8 = Finance, HR and Law each consisting of a number of subject areas matching our specialisms.

FMAT Proficiency Testing Accreditation Extended

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

Forensic Focus Limited Win a Major Contract

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, runs for 4 years and can be used by all Emergency Services.

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 or by going to https://www.blpd.gov.uk or through Contracts Finder https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/login

If you wish to procure any of the above services you can do so without the need for further competitive tendering by contacting Dr Karen Stow at karen.stow@forensic-focus.co.uk or by calling 07816 168759.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 (Dr Karen Stow)

 

or if calling us from overseas:  +44 07816 168759

 

Please also use our contact form.