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Certification of Persons

Forensic professions

Context

The forensic professions are all those specializations that, although not included in a register and without a state examination, are of great importance in the forensic field and therefore require the ability to demonstrate their specializations.

AJA Europe Certifications

AJA Europe has developed a series of proprietary standards that cover some of the most important professionalisms in the forensic field.

All certification schemes require a strong specialization, obtained through professional experience and high level training: only in this way AJA certified professionals can guarantee the market to represent excellence in their sector.

The certification of persons, as required by ISO 17024, consists of three main phases:

Professional profiles

Criminologist

The criminologist is the professional who knows how to use in a uniform manner the empirical knowledge on crime, on the people who commit it, on criminal conduct and on the control of such conduct.

The criminologist can operate in the prison sector, at the Surveillance Court, can hold positions of honorary judge in the judicial system for minors and works as a consultant of the parties in the trials and as an auxiliary collaborator of the Judicial Police.

Criminalist

The criminalist is an expert in legal and technical subjects that allow him / her to operate as a Technical Consultant of the Judicial Police, the Prosecutor or the Attorney, as a Private Investigator and as an expert in Intelligence.

The main knowledge of the criminalist is related to

Ballistics, Biology, Chemistry and Toxicology Chemistry, Dactyloscopy, Law (Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law and Special Laws), Explosives (Explosives and Flammables), Physics, Phonics, Geology, Graphology (graphic surveys), Computer Science (Cybercrime and Computer Science), Forensic medicine, Gun residues, Statistics, Videophotography.

Graphologist and Forensic Graphologist

Graphology is the discipline that studies and identifies the psychological characteristics of the individual starting from his writings. The graphologist, through psychological, graphological, linguistic, technical and chemical knowledge, is an important aid in the clinical and forensic field.

Private Investigator

The private investigator is a figure regulated by the Ministerial Decree 269/2010 that operates, in compliance with the law, in the retrieval of information. A central figure in the field of court cases in third party investigations, finds an outlet also in other fields where can work: for individuals, companies, in the commercial and insurance fields.

Forensic professions