Terry Keating joined the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in 1970 and having followed a career path within the CID was attached to "Murder Squads". In 1985 he became an Exhibits Officer, Crime Scene Examiner and a period as the Police Liaison Officer at the Forensic Explosives Laboratory Fort Halstead. Terry was involved in "First steps at a Scene of Crime" training and then went on to work on a Major Investigation Team until his retirement as a Police Officer in 2000 when he joined the Specialist Crime Review Group (SCRG) as a civilian initially being involved with "Cold Cases" and then involved with reviewing all types of murder investigations. The SCRG is asked to review cases outside the MPS and Terry has been involved in the thematic reviews of the Soham murder investigation and that of Damilola Taylor. As well as being an Executive Council member of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences Terry has professional membership of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. Now retired Terry maintains his interest in Forensic Science.