We offer a free Bone Identification Service to UK Police Forces and can rapidly identify whether bones are human or non-human in origin and establish potential forensic significance.
This service is provided during our office hours which are 0900 – 1700 Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. During office hours we aim to respond to your request within 1 hour.
If you require an urgent Bone Identification out-of-hours, please call us to advise that you require this service. This will ensure that your enquiry is dealt with promptly.
- Photographs need to be taken by a CSI and appropriately scaled, lit and on a neutral background
- This service is not designed to support long term search operations without prior arrangement
- Requests for non-urgent out-of-hours bone identifications will incur a charge.
Please call us on +44 (0) 1772 715050 if you have any questions about this service.
Bone Identification is accessed by emailing your photographs and information to: boneID@alectoforensics.com
Please note that this service is not open to members of the public.