Forensic Science Regulator newsletters and reports

Reports produced by the Forensic Science Regulator, including Forensic Pathology audits.


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For editions 1 to 14 of the Forensic Science Regulator newsletters, please go to The National Archives.

A number of these documents were refreshed to make them fully accessible on 22 September 2020. Previous versions of these documents can be found at The National Archives.

Annual reports and business plans

Investigation reports

Audit reports

Other FSR reports

Lessons learnt documents

Published 30 August 2017
Last updated 13 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added FSR annual report 2020

  2. Added forensic science 'lessons learnt': issue 10.

  3. Added newsletter number 35.

  4. Updated to add 'Fingerprint research and development considerations' guidance.

  5. Added the Forensic Science Regulator newsletter: number 34.

  6. Updated to add newsletter 33

  7. Added Forensic Science Regulator annual report 2019.

  8. Added 'lessons learnt' issues 6 to 9.

  9. Consultation document on potential new text for the Control of Data section of the Regulator's codes of practice and conduct.

  10. Added newsletter for July 2019, no 32.

  11. Updated to add 'Lessons learnt' newsletters, issues 3, 4 and 5

  12. Annual report for 2018 published.

  13. Added Forensic Science Regulator newsletter: number 31.

  14. First 2 editions of 'lessons learnt' published.

  15. Audit report 7 added.

  16. Added Forensic Science Regulator newsletter: number 30.

  17. Forensic pathology audit report 6 added.

  18. Annual report for 2107 added.

  19. Newsletter 29 added.

  20. First published.