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About Us

Forensic Comparative Science Specialists, LLC, d/b/a FoCoSS Forensics, is a forensic contract work and consulting company located in Concord, New Hampshire. We are a unique, privately owned company offering a variety of services ranging from case review of general criminalistics to expert testimony on technical aspects of various forensic disciplines. What sets FoCoSS (pronounced 'focus') apart from other consulting firms is that every case is worked following the modern guidelines set forth by American Society of Crime Lab Directors /Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) and the applicable Scientific Working Groups concerning standardized testing procedures with regard to evidence integrity, note taking, and the verification process. Every case will have the full professional attention of a certified criminalist.

FoCoSS Forensics currently has four associates to assist with your forensic needs.  The team collectively has over 60 years of forensic experience and holds multiple international certifications.  Being certified by the International Association for Identification (IAI) and the Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE), FoCoSS experts cumulatively hold certifications in the areas of Latent Prints, Footwear, Firearms, Toolmarks, Gunshot Residue/Shooting Distance Determination, as well as, Crime Scene Processing/Analysis and Crime Scene Reconstruction.  FoCoSS Forensics also proudly has the only two criminalists in the world who have achieved multiple international certifications in the forensic disciplines of fingerprints, firearms, tool marks and gunshot residue.

At FoCoSS Forensics, we believe that as both forensics scientists and expert witnesses in a court of law, it is imperative to retain the highest level of moral and ethical standards. We strive to provide services which are both scientifically objective and fair to all concerned parties. We will not rest until all parties understand the scope and results of our work as we bring focus to the case and to the court.

We offer assistance to law enforcement agencies, criminal case attorneys, civil case attorneys, appellate attorneys, courts, private parties, corporations, universities, and the media.  If FoCoSS Forensics can be of assistance to your case or project, please do not hesitate to contact us.