Document & Forensic Investigations

CP-SIIG’s service providers utilise the latest forensic resources to conduct investigations such as:

  • Latent fingerprint development and comparative fingerprint examinations
  • Comparative DNA examinations
  • Computer and IT interrogations
  • Comparative examination of writings and signatures
  • Determining the sequence in which files or notes have been prepared
  • Determining the source of anonymous letters, extortion notes, and other documents
  • Detection of unauthorised or fraudulent alterations in documents
  • Visualisation and sequencing of latent writing impressions in documents
  • Determining document entry sequences
  • Determining relative date of document entries
  • Detection of recently fabricated documents
  • Determining provenance and authenticity of facsimiles
  • Identifying source and earliest production date of typewritten/computer generated documents
  • Computer-aided decipherment of and/or matching entries to typewriter ribbons
  • Chemical analysis of inks and papers for identification/differentiation
  • Recovery of charred, shredded or otherwise damaged documents
  • Determining the approximate production date and/or likely generation of photocopies
  • Detection of counterfeit documents
  • Advising on document security
  • Advising legal counsel in respect of document examination matters
  • Practical training of investigators and lawyers