As I said in my recent blog, a little bit of external perspective is always helpful. It reminds us of the big picture – the long term goal.
Forensics frequently takes its turn to be front and centre of news coverage, and often not in a positive way. It was refreshing to see the trend of negativity being truly bucked recently with BBC Two’s ‘Forensics: The Real CSI’.
It’s fair to say forensics frequently takes its turn to be front and centre of news coverage, and why wouldn’t it? It underpins all our investigative efforts across policing.
We all experience moments when our focus gets rooted in the detail – one that we perceive will bring disorder to an otherwise orderly path of travel.
As a national lead there is always a wrestle between force priorities and supporting the work of your portfolio.
As always, it’s been a whirlwind of activity in recent months.
It’s difficult to capture all the positive activity taking place across the Transforming Forensics programme in a few short paragraphs.
When I take a moment to reflect on the job I do, who I work with and what we’re achieving, I do so with a huge smile on my face.
There has been little let up in the pace of work on TF since the turn of the year. Our focus remains on the developing Forensic Capability Network (FCN) and the complexity of its design.
A new year inevitably presents new challenges, but also new opportunities. That is exactly where we find ourselves on the Transforming Forensics Programme.