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Document Examination

A forensic document examiner and handwriting expert can provide advice at initial consultation through to court attendance as an expert witness. This work may include: • Identification and the author of disputed handwriting and signatures with reference material. • Reveal sites of erasure, identify alterations / additions to document entries. • Reveal indented impressions of

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Air Crash Investigation

Air crash investigation involves the investigation of air incidents and accidents investigations in appendix 13 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). If the investigation is undertaken for a court of law, the ICAO process may not be directly applicable. However it provides specialist guidelines that promote technical comprehensiveness and other aviation related requirements. MEMBERS

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Collision Investigation

Road Traffic collision investigation and reconstruction encompasses all types of collisions including those involving heavy motor vehicles, passenger cars, motorcycles, pedal cycles and pedestrians. Crash Reconstruction is the process of systematically evaluating evidence associated with a collision sequence and applying accepted physical principles to determine how the collision occurred. A collision may be a chaotic

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Digital Forensics

Digital Forensics is the use of specialized techniques to recover, authenticate and analyze electronic data found on digital devices. The term digital forensics was originally used as a synonym for computer forensics but has expanded to cover investigation of all devices capable of storing digital data. The technical part of an investigation is divided into

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Drugs and Alcohol

Drug cases may involve seizure of bulk quantities of imported drugs or allegations of clandestine manufacture. A forensic drugs expert may be able to comment on what synthetic route was attempted during manufacture. Whether amounts of drug seized suggest personal use or dealing chemical profiling from impurities and yield (how much drug can be manufactured

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Fingerprint Examination

IFPI’s fingerprint experts offer a comprehensive range of fingerprint expertise and related services. This includes training, crime scene examination and exhibit recovery, fingerprint identification and certification, advice on specific forensic issues and Court appearances at any level.   MEMBERS PROVIDING THESE SERVICES ARE : Mr Peter Burridge FFS Ltd Auckland Phone: +64 09 4899163 email

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Forensic Accounting

Forensic Accounting involves the application of accounting techniques for legal purposes. This discipline can be applied to actual or anticipated court proceedings in a number of circumstances: • Expert testimony can provide an explanation of accounting concepts or verification of records, including: insurance claims, quantification of loss, business valuations and family court proceedings; and •

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Forensic Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of the culture and biology of past and present humankind. Forensic anthropology is the application of anthropological knowledge in legal matters such as assisting police recovering human remains using archaeological techniques and the analysis of skeletal remains for identification and cause of death. Computerised image technology enables forensic anthropologists to use

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Forensic Biology

Forensic biology involves identifying biological samples; such as blood, semen and saliva. There is some degree of overlap with forensic medical specialists and pathologists who examine the effect of trauma to the person, the biologist examining where the tissue has been deposited, and the identification of trace evidence. The forensic biologist’s role may involve: •

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Forensic Engineering

Forensic engineering is in depth study of an engineering process or machine, structure or item to determine how that structure or item failed to perform adequately. The engineering structure might be a bridge, building, aircraft or factory, or a single small component. In a construction engineering dispute a forensic engineer might need to study the

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