Kevin Crookes is a Forensic CCTV expert and our Senior Consultant for the whole of the UK. He served with Avon and Somerset Constabulary for 25 years as a Video Technician and a HYDRA Technician (simulated immersive training), encompassing everything from video evidence at Scenes of Crime to Accident Reconstruction using multiple synchronised cameras. With the rapid increase in Digital technology within the CCTV industry in the last 10 years he found himself increasingly in demand for his skills with CCTV evidence. Since leaving the Police Service he has been working in a consultancy role in a broad spectrum of instructions and has been involved with many high profile cases. Kevin’s puts his decision to join the team at Wayman down to “The ability to work with a consultancy with an excellent reputation for professionalism and to work with new clients in different fields of Investigation.”
Kevin describes himself as honest and loyal, with a determination to do the best he can with the evidence available. His interest in CCTV analysis is born from an early fascination with film and video. His route into this specialization in the police service provided him with “what I think is one of the most interesting jobs anyone can have! One day I might have been at a murder scene the next day hanging out of Police helicopter!” Kevin particularly enjoys the detective element of solving problems with CCTV evidence and presenting visual and audio evidence as the best possible evidence that the source material will provide.
Since becoming a CCTV expert, Kevin has achieved numerous further qualifications and memberships, among them the following;
Avid Media Composer 101 Non Linear Editing certified.
Avid Media Composer 201 Advanced Effects certified.
HYDRA Facilitator/Technician certified
Kevin lives in the Bristol area and in his spare time he enjoys foreign travel, classic and sports cars and trying to learn a foreign language!
You can download Kevin’s CV here; kevin-crookes-cv