Crime scene DNA: anti-contamination guidance
- Forensic Science Regulator
- Part of:
- Forensic Science Regulator: technical guidance and Forensic science providers: codes of practice and conduct
- 12 July 2016
Guidance on how to avoid contaminating DNA evidence at crime scenes.
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This document provides guidance on how to control and avoid DNA contamination during crime scene examinations. It includes guidance on the following:
- crime scene investigations where investigators are involved in locating, recording, recovering, packaging, storing and transporting evidence
- drying and temporary storage of items
Published: 12 July 2016