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Surveying the injury list
During the early hours of a weekend morning, a busy metropolitan hospital’s A&E can be busy with treating victims of alcohol fuelled-violent assaults. But how many of these incidents are reported to the police and would a greater knowledge of them lead to a better understanding of crime? Damian Small reports.
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Chemical imaging fingerprint analysis demonstrated
Scientific researchers have demonstrated a new non-destructive method to collect and chemically interrogate fingerprints left at the scene of a crime. 
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Splitting hairs for DNA advancement
Forensic investigators may soon have an extra weapon of investigation thanks to advancements in DNA analysis of hair samples.
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Biometric data thresholds consulted
A number of front-line officers and police stakeholders would support powers to take DNA sample on the street, without taking the suspect to a police station, as well as taking samples from suspects in relatively minor offences. Others however, including ACPO have warned against such a move.
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New Scenesafe facility opened
The Forensic Science Service (FSS) opened its newest Scenesafe facility in Erdington, Birmingham on July 27.
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Expert opens fibre analysis facility
A forensic expert who contributed to convicting the killers of Damilola Taylor has set up the nation’s only independent fibre analysis company.
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DNA street samples find favour but not with ACPO
A number of front line officers and police stake holders would support powers to take DNA samples on the street, without taking the suspect to a police station, as well as taking samples from suspects in relatively minor offences. Others however, including ACPO, have warned against such a move.
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Chemical fingerprint analysis demonstrated
Scientific researchers have demonstrated a new non-destructive method to collect and chemically interrogate fingerprints left at the scene of a crime.
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New approach in recruiting scenes of crime officers
Northumbria has successfully completed the recruitment of 10 new scientific support officers direct from a university degree course tailored specifically to feed into the world of policing
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New security markings will deter crime
New materials that change colour reversibly when exposed to ultraviolet light could be used as specialist security markers on a range of documents to help the police fight identity theft.
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