Forensic image comparison and interpretation evidence: guidance for prosecutors and investigators

This publication was withdrawn on 31 March 2016

This document was withdrawn on 31 March 2016. It is superseded by new guidance.

The Forensic Science Regulator highlighted issues in relation to evidence obtained from analysis of CCTV images with key stakeholders.


In response the Home Office Forensic and Biometric Policy group agreed the need for guidance on the area and that the police would develop such guidance. The Metropolitan Police, in partnership with the National Crime Agency (NCA), Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the regulator, has prepared this guidance.

The Metropolitan Police, CPS and the NCA have been involved in the discussions about this matter and are content for the document to be published.