The Forensic Capability Network has published its business strategy, setting out its purpose and goals for the next three years. Find out more and sign-up to our virtual event on 25th May.
The national medical SFR framework set-up by policing and the NHS will speed-up justice for victims of crime, by allowing investigators to access medical reports nearly six times faster. Read more.
The Forensic Capability Network celebrates its successful first year of operation this April. Find out more about our “year of delivery” bringing new forensic technology and services to forces.
Michelle Painter, West Mids Police, 29 March 2021
As series two of the documentary Forensics: The Real CSI reaches nine million viewers, we speak with the West Midlands Police forensic services team about raising the profile of forensics and the wellbeing of practitioners.
FCN’s national approach to fire investigation accreditation will save forces and fire & rescue services around £2m during the next financial year. Find out more.
The programme has appointed Richard Meffen as its new director. Read more here.
Are you responsible for digital forensic validation in a police force? Learn more about FCN's new national approach to validation.
The first ever national online platform for forensic science in UK policing has seen its initial service go live for testing. Read more about FCN Xchange here.
Forces in the East Midlands are the first to test new digital fingerprint technology designed and developed by the NPCC’s Transforming Forensics programme. Find out more.
Deputy Chief Constable Paul Gibson has been selected to lead policing’s transformation of digital forensics. Read more here.
, 12 March 2021
Following a workshop session earlier this month, the specification of medical kits supplied as part of the National Scenes of Crime Consumables contract have been updated.
Mel Gelling, 5 March 2021
Since February the FCN has been responsible for delivering DNA sampling kits. Mel Gelling explains more...