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

Mar 19th

The Abbotsford Killer

A special task force hunts down a deadly stalker on the loose in small-town abbotsford, british columbia – where one teenaged girl is found brutally killed and another barely alive. Turning to the latest in forensic dentistry and acoustic technology, investigators try to decipher mysterious marks left on the dead girl’s body and a series of taunting messages from the killer himself. In piecing together their puzzle – and with the life of every resident in abbotsford hanging in the balance – investigators are forced to consider that the killer may even be a member of their task force
Mar 20th


A series of seemingly random shootings have terrorized the city of east point, georgia, just outside atlanta. Police are baffled as to the killer's motive, how he is choosing his victims and when he will strike again. Apart from leaving behind taunting messages, mysteriously signed "jack", the shooter leaves behind little evidence. And investigators are baffled as to why he always seems to be one step ahead of them. As the citizens of east point hide behind locked doors, the police use every forensic trick at their disposal to unmask this brazen killer and bring him to justice.
Mar 21st

Love Bited

A vivacious teenage girl is found brutally stabbed to death in her car in a small pennsylvania city. The motive is elusive; she wasn’t sexually assaulted, and she was happy and popular. But as police look closer, they discover she was involved in a shocking love triangle that breaks all the rules. When the suspects’ stories overlap and raise more questions than they answer, investigators turn to forensics to separate the lies from the startling truth. One tenacious detective goes to surprising lengths to obtain that evidence, and in the end, in a dramatic twist, it’s the victim herself who gives police what they need.
Mar 22nd

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.
Mar 23rd

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.
Mar 26th

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.
Mar 27th

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.
Mar 28th

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
Mar 29th

The Cover Up

Fire, water, earth – killers call on all the elements in their attempt to cover up their crimes. But even a body burned to ashes, sunk deep into the sea or reduced to fragments will still tell its forensic tale.
Mar 30th

Beauty Queen

Karyn slover is a pretty small town dreamer who’s finally got her big break: She’s been offered work as a model by an agency in los angeles. Now she can move away with her three-year old son, kolten, leaving her ex-husband, friends, and current boyfriend behind. She leaves her desk at the local newspaper at 5 pm, and is never heard from again.