Welcome to the spring edition of The Recollection. The last few months have been exceptionally busy for the Association of Super Recognisers – ASR.Read More
Last month I was lucky enough to attend the American Association of Cold Cases (AISOCC) Conference in Albany, New York, USA. I found out about the conference when listening to one of the many true crime podcasts I devour every day. The conference is organised by the Founder and President of AISOCC, Detective Kenneth L Mains, a true crime hero of mine.Read More
Following from the extensive media criticism of automated facial recognition systems, our Chairman, Lord Lingfield wrote to the influential British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph. His letter, shown below, was published on 20th May:Read More
We are extremely good at accusing others of doing the very thing we excel at. A case in point: we rightly criticise the Chinese government with its dystopian surveillance and social score systems, when we are considering building something similar.Read More
The interim CEO of the Association, Mike Neville MCSFS, is a member of the IACP Forensic Division. To further the knowledge of Super Recognisers in North America, Mike briefed a host of senior US police officers, law enforcement agent and military officers on the science and operational use of SRs.Read More
Our Cranfield Forensic Institute (CFI) offers an extensive portfolio of professional and technical development courses which cover a wide range of forensic science topics including: anthropology, archaeology, ballistics, forensic engineering and explosives.
From an idea to a functional, effective organisation in just under one year!
2018 has proven to be an incredible first year for your new Association of Super Recognisers.
The ASR began its existence in order to address the challenge of a focal issue: an organisation was required to ‘professionalise’ the relatively new science of super recognition. The issue facing the science was that anyone could call themselves a ‘super recogniser’ without confirming their ability, their credibility or their level of skill. So, the Association was formed with everything to play for – with no established baseline, no agreed standard and thus a major project to undertake!Read More
The course will be held at “In Tuition House”, 210 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX. The nearest tube is Borough (Northern Line) and the location is within walking distance from London Bridge Station (if on tube, use Borough High Street exit). The course will run from Monday 4th March to Friday 8th March 2019 (inclusive) from 10am to 5pm each day.Read More