Larry Henderson joined the police in 1971 as a civilian Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO).
He retired in 1994 due to injury, aged just 49. At the time of his retirement, he
was considered the most experienced SOCO in the country, having worked with just
about every police department in every field, from terrorism to armed robbery and
from blackmail to murder, and was at that time the head of The Flying Squad's forensic