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...
Dr Gillian Tully has stepped down as Forensic Science Regulator after more than six years in the role. Find out more.
Lee Major, 26 January 2021
Whilst the suspension and postponement of assessments isn’t the start to 2021 that any of us had hoped for, let’s not be disheartened. We can use the delay to our advantage, continue momentum and confirm readiness for when it is safe for assessment visits to recommence.
Carolyn Lovell, 22 January 2021
Carolyn Lovell, FCN’s Research and Development Manager, explains more about the three projects which are being funded by the Home Office’s Science, Technology, Analysis and Research (STAR) grant.
South West Forensics, 18 January 2021
CSIs in Dorset are helping lead a pilot into the use of GoodSam for major crime scene walkthroughs and triaging attendance requests at scenes out of hours.
Deborah Pendry, 15 January 2021
Reading the FSR Annual Report is often a great opportunity to reflect on the changing landscape of forensic science and this year is no exception. In many ways the world is very different today than we would have imagined but that also reminds us that the only constant is change.
In December, Policing Minister Kit Malthouse announced forensics would receive the funding reallocated from the police grant for 2021/22.