During the CSI: Doncaster expedition a “murder” scenario was introduced which was written alongside Chief Detective Superintendent Richard Kerman. This established a sense of realism to the detective and forensic work and added authenticity to the expedition.
An in depth discussion of the pathology with a Surgeon of Maxiofacial surgery Mr Pete Brotherton was also part of this experience which led the narrative of the closing weeks of the expedition, as students tested and located evidence. Students completed a blood test and a blood splatter pattern analysis as part of this process in their attempt to find evidence to convict the suspects.
The students then produced an MG3A form which is the official title of the form used when convicting a non guilty plea. The students had to fill in the form with their summarised evidence of the case in preparation for presentation to the final expert, a barrister, in the hope of conviction.
Here are a couple completed by some of our students…