Multiple cameras follow serious crime investigations in real time, revealing the crucial role cutting-edge forensic science now plays in bringing criminals to justice.
Cameras follow serious crime investigations in real time, revealing the crucial role cutting edge forensic science plays in bringing criminals to justice. In the opening episode, the forensics team must identify an unknown gunman from evidence left at the scene of a shooting, and determine the cause of death of a body found under suspicious circumstances.
In the final episode, crime investigators use forensics to try to find a suspect after a teenage girl is raped by a stranger in a park in central Newcastle. Alongside the traditional forensic search for body fluids, DNA and fibres, the police also deploy the rapidly evolving skills of their digital forensic team. Last in the series.
A man is violently assaulted and stabbed in his home by two unknown assailants in Newcastle, and rookie Nicola has to examine the crime scene for clues to identify the attackers. Meanwhile in Sunderland, a woman reports being raped in a block of flats, and Intimate samples are immediately taken to provide the best chance of identifying the unknown suspects and bringing them to justice. With two different, and as yet unknown people's DNA present in the samples, identifying individual DNA profiles for comparison with the national DNA database is no simple matter.
On a Monday afternoon in an affluent Birmingham suburb, a husband rings 999 to say he has killed his wife. The man is covered in blood when he is arrested outside his home but when he is brought to police custody and interviewed, he initially claims not to remember anything. Both houses are sealed off and it’s the job of crime scene coordinator Jo Ward to lead the search for forensic clues that could prove or disprove the suspect’s account. Forensic scientist Phil Field goes to the scene to carry out Blood Pattern Analysis to help map out the sequence of events surrounding the attacks. The investigation takes a significant turn when digital forensics experts manage to crack the suspect’s mobile and an insight into his motive is revealed.
When a man is murdered for no apparent reason by a guest at a party, it’s down to traditional and digital forensics experts to identify a suspect and bring them to justice.
When a 15-year-old teenager is fatally stabbed in a park in Coventry, the forensics team must identify the murderers through evidence left behind at the crime scene.
Forensic Investigators from West Midlands Police piece together the evidence in a complex murder inquiry after they find two dead men with unusual wounds.
When the victim of a knife attack is unable to tell the police what happened because he is in a medically induced coma, they attempt to use forensic evidence to identify his attacker.
Forensic scene investigator Drew Birtles leads the search for evidence after a woman in her 50s alleges a man installing a smart meter at her home has indecently exposed himself.
West Midlands Police need forensics to identify the killer of two men found dead in a car.