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Latest News


NCA supports Kenyan police force's Child Protection Unit

Kenya is one of many international sources of indecent images of children



Blackpool bank payment led to capture of man behind airport’s biggest ever heroin seizure

It is believed to be the biggest ever seizure of heroin at Manchester Airport



Criminal investigations and electronic evidence workshop - 7 December 2016

Disclosure, authentication and the tools used - a discussion of the legal issues





The Investigator’s latest issue main features

Dial Met for Murder: The job of head of the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command is one of the most high profile and challenging in policing. Carol Jenkins talks to Det Chief Supt Michael Duthie about his role

Making a Mark: Scientists have devised a new way of analysing fingerprints on surfaces such as bank notes

Rewriting the Script: Digital forensics experts have devised more than 1,200 unique scripts to help analyse and interpret evidence

The DMI Effect: How specialist digital media investigators can provide vital input to an investigation

Criminal Currency: The rise in online criminals using virtual currency such as Bitcoin to ply their trade is proving challenging

Gold Standard: The introduction of new minimum standards will radically change the digital forensics landscape

Voyage of Discovery: An interactive aide memoir has been produced to keep frontline officers up-to-date with the ever-changing digital landscape

Digital Debate
: Challenges around growing volumes of data was the theme of a best practice workshop hosted by CCL Forensics

Child Protection Reforms: Home Office releases consultation on reforms of UK child protection laws









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