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At the frontier of fingermarks: Prof Simona Francese on 13 years of research into molecular fingerprinting

Simona Francese
Traditional fingerprint analysis can help investigators match a mark left at a crime scene with a suspect’s print – but molecular fingerprinting can tell you much more. We caught up with Sheffield Hallam University’s Professor Simona Francese on how her research can be implemented by police forces.

Force Focus: Hants’ award-winning murder investigators on joining up digital and physical forensics

It was the tragic, high-profile murder of a 13-year-old girl in Southampton. In this edition of Force Focus, Hampshire Constabulary shares learnings from one of its biggest cases, including how digital forensics helped recover crucial physical evidence, and why DFUs shouldn’t shy away from the cloud.