• Hello and Welcome to the Forensic Files Website

    Hello and Welcome to the Forensic Files Website

    The fans of Forensic Files never cease to amaze me. I’ve met some of you during my travels, and many more through the virtual reality of the Internet, email and Twitter. Your questions and observations are thoughtful and insightful.

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  • ABOUT THE SHOW

    ABOUT THE SHOW

    Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.

    ForensicFiles.com is the official source for information about the program — and the premier online destination for video and information on Forensic Science.

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  • BEHIND THE SCENES

    BEHIND THE SCENES

    Ever wondered how we pull off all the stunts and recreations in Forensic Files? We reveal the secrets in our Behind the Scenes video series.

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  • PETER THOMAS

    PETER THOMAS

    At Forensic Files® he is jokingly referred to as “the franchise.” Peter has been in this business for more than 50 years – narrating Academy Award winning documentaries, television specials, concert performances and commercials. It’s a thrill and honor having him as a part of the Forensic Files® series. Peter is the son of a Welsh minister and an English schoolteacher, who learned from his parents how to communicate, project, and enunciate.

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About Forensic Files

Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.
 

VIDEO SELECTIONS

  • Seedy Intentions

    Seedy Intentions

    When a nine-year-old girl goes missing, police and volunteers spend weeks searching for her.  A psychic’s vision leads to a field where her body is discovered, along with what investigators hope is enough evidence to also find her killer.

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  • Office Visit

    Office Visit

    A surgeon is stabbed to death, and the most likely suspect is seen in a restaurant at the time of the murder. A cryptic conversation leads police to believe that, while the suspect may not have wielded the knife, he could have hired the man who did.

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  • Holy Terror

    Holy Terror

    A serial bomber was on the loose in Illinois.  Two churches had been bombed and one person was killed.  Investigators had to stop the perpetrator before he struck again… and they hoped to find him by following a thin copper wire.

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  • A Real Blast

    A Real Blast

    The Forensic Files episode “Tagging A Suspect”, contains an explosive re-enactment. Watch how our re-enactment team assembled this scene.

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  • Hells Kitchen

    Hells Kitchen

    It appeared the victim had accidentally fallen and hit her head at the bottom of the stairs.  But the odd position of her shoes and the absence of blood spatter led police to suspect the scene had been staged… and Luminol proved they were right.

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  • Lights Out

    Lights Out

    Whoever stabbed the young mother to death had also savagely beaten her four-year-old daughter.  Police had a suspect, but not enough evidence to tie him to the crimes.  It would take 15 years and advances in DNA technology to bring the killer to justice.

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  • auto-Motive

    auto-Motive

    A woman goes missing in the midst of a contentious divorce. Friends believe her estranged husband is responsible, while he maintains she simply left without telling anyone. But his words and actions indicate he knows she’s never coming back.

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  • Home of the Brave

    Home of the Brave

    The young husband is hailed as a hero when he rescues his wife and son from their burning home.  A month later, his wife is beaten to death.  A cut window screen points to an intruder, but the lack of evidence compels police to look beyond the obvious.

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  • A Squires Riches

    A Squires Riches

    The truck fell off of the hydraulic jack, crushed the man working beneath it, and sparked a fire…  or so it seemed.  Investigators turned to forensic science to determine if they were dealing with a tragic accident or a carefully orchestrated murder.

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About Forensic Files

Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.