Insp Gregory J Williams, Director and President
Insp Gregory J Williams DIP CSI Amgnt, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD candidate, Founding member, Director and President of The Caribbean Association of Forensic Sciences (CAFS). Founder and Staff advisor UWI Forensic Science Student Association (FSSA)
Gregory John Williams is an Inspector of Police and a Forensic Scientist in the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda. He is also the lead Forensic and Crime Scene trainer at the Sir Wright George Police Academy. Insp Williams is an Adjunct and Forensic lecturer for the Master’s in Forensic Science programme at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Jamaica and is the Course Coordinator for five (5) courses, Crime Scene Management (CSM), Crime Scene Reconstruction (CSR), Crime Scene Reconstruction Labs, Forensic Firearm examinations and Forensic Firearm examinations Labs. Insp Williams is also a Forensic consultant. His Bachelors (Hons) Degree and Postgraduate Degree in Forensic Sciences were obtained from the Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University England.
Insp Williams has over 23 yrs. as a law enforcement officer and is the first police officer within the Caribbean region to hold both a BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees in Forensic Science. He is a Certified Crime Scene Instructor by the Regional Security System (RSS) based in Barbados. He also served in the Staffordshire Police Constabulary as a Special Constable for 3 yrs. Mr. Williams was the valedictorian of the first graduating cohort of the Inter Institutional Training Course on Combating the Illicit Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives, hosted by the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Williams is specialized in the following areas: Blood Spatter Analysis, Crime Scene Investigation, Fingerprint examination, Firearms examination, DNA analysis, Photography and Fire Investigation. He also fulfils the capacity as an Expert Witness in the Courts of Law. Insp Williams has worked on some of the most high-profile cases as the lead Forensic Scientist in Antigua and Barbuda to include the Antigua Honeymoon Murders, the Fly Montserrat Plane Crash, and the Liat Hangar Fire. He also travels to Anguilla where he worked on boat and house fires on several occasions, he also worked on several fires scenes in Jamaica to include vehicle and industry fire. Insp Williams is currently pursuing a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus Jamaica. Mr. Williams has presented in several conferences orally and poster. He was invited by United Nations in Peru and presented on the caribbeanization of firearms and recently won the prize for best presentation at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus annual conference.