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Forensics Press Releases

January 14, 2014
Forensics Source Now Offers Popular Patrol Pak in Convenient Kit

The Forensics Source™ brand introduces the Patrol Pak Kit - a selection of Patrol Pak products stored in a compact, reusable storage container. The compact Patrol Pak Kit comes with a pre-packed selection of high-use patrol and forensics Patrol Pak products including the TranZport Hood™, Flex Cuf® Disposable Restraints, First Response Markers and more. The new Patrol Pak Kit allows for convenient storage and carry of a variety of products used by first responders, patrol officers, correctional units, investigators and security forces.

September 04, 2013
Forensics Source™ Introduces Lightning Powder® with Supranano™ Particles

Forensics Source™ is proud to partner with ARRO Forensics in bringing innovative new technologies in latent print processing and investigative process to the forensics market: nano-engineered powders and suspensions.

September 04, 2013
New XCAT Handheld Detection System for Immediate Narcotics, Explosives and GSR Detection by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ announced today that they are now offering the XCAT Capillary Analysis Test, by RedXDefense®. The XCAT is a handheld detection system that offers immediate narcotics, explosives and gunshot residue (GSR) detection. This system features automated, one-step detection of narcotics, GSR and homemade/high explosives. Designed for detecting suspicious drugs and other substances on hands, vehicles, packages and surfaces, the XCAT is intended for presumptive testing.

January 15, 2013
Scientific-Based Tests to Identify Bath Salt Use in the Field Unveiled by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ announced that it has launched a new line of field drug test kits to address the proliferation and criminalization of “bath salts” as controlled substances. These bath salts tests come packaged in a single-use, three-stick test kit configuration that ensures officers have all necessary tests on hand at all times. This cost effective solution is now available in both NIK® and ODV™ brand variants to complement our other colorimetric drug test kit lines.

January 15, 2013
Introducing Convenient, Cost-Effective Latent Print Powder Refills by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ announced that it has released innovative Latent Print Powder Paks from Lightning Powder® that are the most cost-effective refills available on the market. These 2 oz. pre-measured refills simplify decanting into standard powder jars. The durable pouch is easy to store and transport while its moisture-proof seal ensures the powder stays dry and clean, ready for immediate use in the field or in the lab.

January 15, 2013
Newly-Designed Patrol Pak Dispenser Products Offered by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ introduces a new way to quickly and easily provide forensic supplies and first responder products to officers and technicians. The Patrol Pak line includes a special selection of high-use patrol and forensic prod­ucts including nitrile gloves, evidence markers, disposable restraints and evidence storage bags. All products are dispensed in handy cardboard boxes designed to fit into a glove box or gear bag for easy access in the field. It is the perfect choice for patrol officers, correctional units, investigators and se­curity forces.

October 27, 2009
Forensics Source Lightning Powder Now Available in an Aerosol Spray

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announces that its Lightning Powder® is now available in a convenient aerosol spray. Lightning Spray™ Aerosol Fingerprint Powder is the latest innovation in forensic latent fingerprinting technology, and is offered by Forensics Source™, Safariland’s full range collection of forensics products.

September 24, 2009
Safariland Now Offers Forensics Source Products at Retail Dealers Nationwide

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today that many of its Forensics Source™ products are now available directly to customers at retail law enforcement dealers nationwide. To complement its one-stop-shop website,, the industry’s portal for all forensics-related supplies and equipment, customers can now conveniently purchase forensics products immediately when needed from their local dealer.

September 22, 2009
Safariland's Forensics Source Apparel Line Gives CSIs Convenience, Comfort

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, recently introduced the Forensics Source™ apparel line for Crime Scene Investigators (CSI). Because they must now carry more gear than ever into a crime scene, the new apparel line is designed to help CSIs conduct investigations more effectively and comfortably. This comprehensive product line leverages Safariland’s expertise in load-bearing carriers by matching a variety of versatile CSI vests and pouches with protective gloves, knee pads, hats, and a gear bag.

February 06, 2008
BAE Systems Products Group Launches New Forensics Brand as Comprehensive Industry Resource

Forensics science is advancing at an exponential rate. In order to keep up with an evolving industry, the BAE Systems Products Group is introducing Forensics Source, a comprehensive source of products and information to not simply keep pace with the industry, but to advance it.

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