Dr Cooper has been employed as a forensic consultant since 1995. Since 2018, the majority of his casework has been within the Imagery Team. He also has over 25 years’ experience specialising in more traditional forensic disciplines, in particular footwear mark comparison evidence, the transfer of glass fragments and other particulate debris (such as paint), tool marks, physical fit evidence and other types of physical damage.
Dr Cooper's caseload involves the enhancement of CCTV, phone and body-cam video footage, the comparison of people (facial comparisons), clothing and objects in photographs and video clips, and events analysis. Following industry guidelines, he has developed and moderated internal proficiency tests for the measurement of the height of a subject from such materials.
As an experienced member of the team, Dr Cooper also authors cases involving trace evidence and alcohol BAC calculations, and performs critical findings checks and peer reviews in fingerprint cases. He has the following qualifications: BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Geochemistry and PhD (Crystallography).
Dr Cooper can be contacted at our Durham Office.
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