Our team of former UKAS assessors help forces prepare for volume crime scene accreditation to ISO 17025 with mock assessments and tailored advice.
We've coordinated a national SARC consumable project validating forensic DNA grade consumables, involving all 55 SARCs in England and Wales.
We're bringing together police and fire service investigators to validate and verify their activities through controlled burns and innovative VR technology.
Find out about FCN's research activities, get involved in one of our six research groups, and access fascinating research materials. For policing, academia and private providers.
We're the home for Streamlined Forensic Reporting. Access all your SFR guidance and templates here.
Access all of FCN's national guidance on DNA, digital forensics, drugs and more.
We've been on call reactively for more than two years helping to tackle national forensic crises. From managing quality issues at a toxicology service provider, to managing a drug driving sample backlog.
Physical forensic contracts
We manage national contracts for policing on items like consumables and testing devices. FCN also helped create policing's first nationally available dynamic purchasing system for physical forensic services.
Digital forensic contracts
We run a national DPS for digital forensic services and are nationally coordinating NPCC's response to a digital forensic backlog of 21,000 devices.
New digital forensics services, portable tech and tools, extra infrastructure and support to help forces improve their rape response.
Xchange is a new national digital platform for forensics hosted in the cloud.
We supported a Transforming Forensics project with 22 forces trialling automation for child sexual exploitation cases.
We helped Transforming Forensics develop am end-to-end digital fingerprint capability for CSIs and fingerprint bureaux.
We've developed a national electronic quality management system (eQMS) to manage documents and workflows efficiently.