After 15 years working within scientific units for three police forces, Charmaine now teaches at ARU on the Crime and Investigative Studies and Forensic Science degree courses.
Charmaine was employed as a Crime Scene Investigator from 2004 before moving into Digital Forensics in 2018 covering a wide variety of cases and investigations.
After completing a degree in Applied Science and Forensic Measurement and a PgDip in Biotechnology at the University of Teesside, Charmaine was employed as a Crime Scene Investigator with Gwent Police for over 11 years. Charmaine then continued experience as a CSI with Lincolnshire Police for a further 18 months before moving to Northamptonshire Police in the role of Mobile Device Investigator.
Charmaine has completed the required professional courses from the College of Policing studying Crime Scene Investigation and Core Skills in Mobile Phone Forensics.
Charmaine has also gained a BTEC in Fire Investigation from the Fire Service College and professional competency qualifications from Cellebrite and XRY in mobile device examination and extraction analysis along with experience in CAID grading and review.
Epistemology of Forensic Science
Current projects include:
Module leader for the following modules:
Module tutor for the following modules:
Anglia Ruskin University
Professional Doctoral (In Progress) - Epistemology of Forensic Science
PG Cert Learning and Teaching (Higher Education)
University of Teesside
BSc Applied Science and Forensic Measurement
College of Policing
Volume Crime Scene Investigation
Crime Scene Investigation Tier 1
Crime Scene Investigation Tier 2
Core Skills in Mobile Phone Forensics
Fire Service College
BTEC Fire Investigation
Forensic Science Service
Certified Physical Analyst
Foundation in Mobile Phone Kiosk
Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences - Member (Professional)
Chartered Institute of Information Security – Associate
Advance HE - Fellow
University of Teesside – Alumni Interview