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Mental health courts
FORENSICS FEATURE
Roland Woodward, director of forensic services at Affinity Healthcare, this month looks at mental health courts and the problem-solving approach.
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The behaviour of blood
FORENSIC FUTURE
During a recent lecture at the Bloodstain Evidence Institute in Corning, New York, a student asked the professor, Herbert MacDonell, if he had ever published what he had just demonstrated to his group. The students agreed it would be beneficial because the demonstration certainly helped them understand the behaviour of blood much better than just reading or hearing a lecture about it. Police Professional looks at Prof MacDonell’s guide to ‘cohesion, wettability and blood drops that land on a smooth, hard surface’.
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Increasing detections
On June 11, the Fingerprint Society, in partnership with the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA), held its second educational seminar at Derbyshire Constabulary headquarters. On the agenda of continual professional development this time was increasing detections through identification technology. Police Professional reports.
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Communities that heal
FORENSIC FUTURE
Roland Woodward, director of forensic services at Affinity Healthcare, this month looks at the benefits of shared responsibility through ‘therapeutic communities’.
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The police as a ‘super parent’
FORENSIC FUTURE
Roland Woodward, director of forensic services at Affinity Healthcare, this month looks at the needs of younger people with mental health issues who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
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The National Footwear Reference Collection (NFRC)
FORENSIC FUTURE
Providing a new ‘nationally-agreed language’ for coding footwear in policing.
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The Bradley Report
FORENSIC FUTURE
Roland Woodward, director of forensic services at Affinity Healthcare, this month looks at the release of The Bradley Report, published by the Government on April 30.
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Acidic numbers
Serial numbers on a stolen item may be removed in order to conceal its identity. A study focusing on the restoration of obliterated serial numbers is using an acid etching technique in a bid to restore identification details.
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DNA: a tool of exoneration
FORENSIC FUTURE
DNA technology has become one of the most powerful tools to ensure that justice is delivered through the criminal justice system by helping to identify offenders and eliminate innocent suspects. Increasingly, in America, DNA is also used to exonerate the wrongly convicted.
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Understanding forensic mental health
FORENSIC FUTURE
Roland Woodward, director of forensic services and personality disorders at Affinity Healthcare, this month reviews Forensic Mental Health, an invaluable guide to current practice.
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