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The Investigator’s latest issue main features

Room for improvement: The author of the HMIC report into police efficiency Mike Cunningham reveals that forces have much work to do to keep up with the ever growing demands of modern policing.

Digital time bomb:
As the service digests the findings of the recent HMIC report into police efficiency, Giles Herdale, who leads the NPCC Digital Intelligence and Investigation programme, suggests it needs to take a stark look at its existing structures and processes in order to bring about lasting change.

Regulation requirements:
A root and branch reform of the way forces process forensic evidence is underway with the introduction of the ISO17025 international standard. Forensic Regulator Dr Gill Tully talks to Carol Jenkins about the progress made so far.

Unsung heroes:
Some of the UK’s most dedicated investigators have been recognised by the Police Federation at its National Detectives Awards 2016.

Cyber cadre:
A cadre of specialist cyber crime investigators is now in place in every region of England and Wales to deal with the most serious online crimes. Carol Jenkins talks to Craig Jones the head of the cyber crime unit at the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit about the current challenges.

Dark art:
There is a wealth of investigative opportunities available to detect online criminality on the Dark Web. Online investigations expert Colin Tansley provides some valuable advice.

Buried treasure:
The underwater crime scene can provide a rich source of evidence for the investigator. Forensic Search specialist Peter Faulding talks about how looking below the surface can reveal vital clues.

DNA doyenne:
A female scientist in the US has been recognised for her work in using innovative DNA technology to help police convict perpetrators of serious sexual assaults. Carol Jenkins talks to Ria David from Cybergenetics.










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