Forensic Science Regulator newsletter: number 29

Forensic Science Regulator newsletters cover issues of interest and relevance to forensic science practitioners.


Forensic Science Regulator newsletter: number 29

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The Forensic Science Regulator newsletter for September 2017 covers:

  • issues with forensic toxicology
  • code of conduct for forensic practitioners
  • sample integrity and contamination avoidance
  • item loss
  • publication of revised fingerprint appendices to the Regulator’s codes
  • the Regulator’s annual conference
  • ForSci: an online research repository
  • changes in October 2016 to the Criminal Practice Directions (CPD)
Published 28 September 2017