The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s office frequently uses alternative light sources to identify and illuminate evidence.

Alternative light sources are typically used in crime scene investigation and post mortem examinations to identify many forms of evidence. Investigators can identify physiological fluids like semen, urine, and saliva through the fluids’ natural fluorescent properties, utilizing ultraviolet light. Various wavelengths can identify other characteristics of the evidence.

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is using Forensic Light Sources to detect bruising not visible to the naked eye.

A forensic nurse provides specialized care for patients who are victims of trauma. Forensic nurses also have specific knowledge of the legal system and skills in injury identification, evaluation and documentation. A forensic nurse often collects evidence, provides medical testimony in court, and consults with legal authorities.

Alternative light sources and AFIS help identify murder suspects

The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office in Vero Beach Florida uses our Alternate Light Sources as well as our AFIS System to help solve a Drug related murder case.

CCBI makes identifications with PrintQuest AFIS

The Wake/Raleigh City-County Bureau of Identification has been using PrintQuest since 2006. We are very proud to be apart of their tremendous success.

Stop by and see us at the 2018 IAI International Education Conference

If you are attending this year's IAI conference make sure to stop by Booth 319 and see our latest products and say "Hello"

End of Fiscal Year Suggestions

The FOCUS LED is a very affordable, highly portable forensic light source designed for use in even the tightest locations. Superior optical design combines with strong, well-defined beam pattern to create ultimate carry-along LED forensic light source.

IAI 2017 - Top Three HandScope LED Questions Answered

The HandScope LED Forensic Light Source was the star of the show at this year's IAI Annual Conference. Learn more about the HandScope LED and its capabilities as we answer the top questions we received at the show.

See the New HandScope LED at the IAI International Education Conference

Don't miss your chance to try out the new amazingly bright and lightweight HandScope LED. We'll be in Booth 109 at the 102nd International Forensic Education Conference (IAI) from August 6th - 11th. Jon, Walter, Dmitry, and George will be there to demonstrate the new HandScope LED, as well as all of our forensic light sources. See you there.

New User-Only Area

We are very pleased to announce a new User-Only area of our website.

History of SPEX Forensics

Our Story

Anniversary: SPEX Forensics at 20 years

When we started making forensic products back in 1993, it was just one product for a specific customer. It seemed like a small idea for a big company who had spent the better part of a century making equipment for academia. But with that first shipment we began to realize the forensic community had a definite need for a more versatile light source.

Product Release: HandScope LED Multi-Wavelength Forensic Light Source

New HandScope LED Offers High Intensity and Superior control over other units in its class.