Doctor Michael Anthony RAYMOND AM
Late of West Pennant Hills, NSW
New South Wales Police Force – Manager within the Forensic Services Group ( Civilian )
Regd. # 9734950
Final Rank = Manager
Stations: Forensic Service Group ( Scientific )
Service: From ? ? ? to ? ? ? = ? years Service
Awards: Member of the Order of Australia ( AM ) – Granted 26 January 2010
For service to forensic science in the field of law enforcement through the development of technological advances, including blood pattern analysis and DNA-related identification, and through leadership and advisory roles.
Commissioner’s Commendation – for Service ( 2016 / 2017 )
Born: ? ? ?
Died on: Sunday 23 August 2020
Age: 70 years,
Cause: Cancer – ( Type ? )
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Funeral date: Wednesday 2 September 2020 @ 10am
Funeral location: Magnolia Chapel, Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Plassey Rd, Macquarie Park, NSW
Funeral will be Live Streamed and later uploaded to this Memorial.
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Dr “Tony” Raymond has just passed away after a battle with Cancer
Dr Raymond was appointed as the first civilian director of the Forensic Services Group in the late 90s and although “Director” held the equivalent rank of Assistant Commissioner In charge of over 1000 police and civilians.
Tony was responsible for pioneering new forensic techniques in NSW such as Luminol and other chemical techniques seen on shows such as CSI.
He introduced civilians into SOCO positions ( Scene of Crime Officers ) and robotics into DNA laboratories in NSW and introduced Nationally accredited tertiary training for Forensic Crime Scene Examiners.
Tony was also a world recognised Blood Splash Expert and gave evidence in many forums including judicial reviews.
Tony also became NSW police first chief scientist.
Tony’s association in various roles went for around 20 years.
We thank you for your vision, foresight and aid in bringing many, many criminals to justice.