Jim Fraser has over 40 years experience as an expert witness, case reviewer, senior police manager, independent consultant, policy adviser and researcher. He has dealt with thousands of criminal cases and has extensive experience as an expert witness. Jim has advised public agencies on forensic, scientific and investigative matters, including police organisations in the UK and abroad. Jim is Research Professor in Forensic Science at the University of Strathclyde and a commissioner on the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. He is the author of Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction, and Murder Under the Microscope: A Personal History of Homicide.
Interviews with Jim Fraser
The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
by Douglas Starr
Murder and the Making of English CSI
by Ian Burney & Neil Pemberton
The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial
by Maggie Nelson
Killer in the Shadows: The Monstrous Crimes of Robert Napper
by Laurence Alison & Marie Eyre
Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification
by Simon A. Cole
Jim Fraser, veteran forensic investigator and author of Murder Under the Microscope, selects five of the best books about forensic science. Forget what you think you know about the subject from crime fiction and television dramas, and bring a healthy scepticism: this line of work can be as much a craft as a science.