Forensic Factor

Forensic Factor

About the show

Based on true crimes solved by an elite team of investigators, Forensic Factor details the trade secrets used by the world's best sleuths to nab the most elusive criminals, with re-enactments of crucial incidents and firsthand accounts from the experts providing depth and insight.


Upcoming episodes

Apr 28th

Gods Bomber

The 1996 summer olympics in atlanta, georgia are rocked by a massive pipe bomb explosion. A woman is killed and hundreds injured. Subsequent bombs at an abortion clinic and a gay bar show a similar m.O., And increasing refinement. Police have no clue who is behind the bombings until they receive a letter signed by ‘the army of god’, an anti-abortion, anti-gay, white supremacist group. When another abortion clinic is bombed in birmingham, alabama, a witness sees a suspicious man leaving the scene and gets his license number. Police are soon on the trail of christian extremist eric rudolph, but it will take a five year manhunt through the rugged terrain of the natahala national forest before they can catch america’s most wanted criminal.
Apr 28th

Colchester Rapist

A reign of terror that spans more than eighteen years. A serial rapist who stalks and preys on elderly women living in isolated southern ontario. With the victim count pushing ten, the attacker’s thirst for violence suddenly escalates to murder. Who is this monster that continues to elude colchester police? Only a revolution in forensic science can strike fear into the heart of this predator.
Apr 28th

Atomic Dog

A self-appointed angel of death on a mission beyond the law. A sniper who targets abortion doctors and then disappears into the shadowy underground that supports and protects him. But when the sniper’s mission moves to murder, a city is thrown into blind panic that spreads across the country and beyond. Armed with the very latest in forensic technology, this is one game the cops have no intention of losing.
Apr 28th

The Eclectic Murders

When the police in farmington, new mexico discover a broken window at a local head shop called the eclectic, they expect to find evidence of a robbery. Instead they uncover a horrific crime scene, with two badly mutilated bodies. One year later, a battered body is found tossed into a canyon, the eyes and genitals gouged. Then the bloodied corpse of a naked woman is discovered on a remote road outside of town. As police search for clues to her death, tracking a lost cell phone, scattered footprints and layers of tire marks far into the desert, they soon come to a terrible realization - that one man and his friends are suspected in all three crimes. And when a renowned blood spatter expert finally determines who the murderer is, the community is shocked to learn that a serial killer has been living in their midst.
Apr 29th

Natures Clues

How do bugs, pigs and even the weather help investigators solve crimes? From tropical hawaii to the frigid waters of lake ontario, forensic experts reveal, in gory detail, the clues nature leaves behind on a human corpse.
Apr 30th

The Profilers

Serial killers are often twisted geniuses; so cunning that catching them seems almost impossible. But from jack the ripper to those who terrify us today, their bizarre behaviour is as specific as a signature. Sophisticated crime fighters map the psychological and physical terrain of multiple murderers.
May 1st

Lasting Impressions

From the tips of their ears to the soles of their feet - criminals are betrayed by the clues their own bodies leave behind. A killer’s ear against a wall, his hand on a door, the path that he walks – even the slightest impressions left at the scene help crime fighters find their man.
May 2nd

Future Crime

Can the sound of a suspect’s voice reveal his lie? Can the crucial moment of crime, buried deep in damaged video, be revealed? Can computers isolate a guilty face in a crowd? No longer science fiction, these are the high-tech tools of the forensics trade.
May 3rd

Murder Weapons

Weapons are the hallmark of violent crime, tools designed to harm – or kill. Forensic science has developed a world of techniques for tracking and identifying these devices. Blood spatter, explosive residue, ballistics and trauma wounds tell crime scene investigators their deadly story
May 5th

To Catch a Serial Killer

The world’s top criminal investigators, forensic scientists and behavioral analysts go behind the scenes of some of their most challenging serial murder cases to reveal the cutting edge forensic science, technology, behavioral psychology and investigative techniques involved in tracking down a serial killer. The detection and apprehension of the gainesville ripper, who brutally attacked and murdered five college students in florida, provides the core narrative against which the unique forensic and investigative details of four other cases are compared and contrasted.