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February 14, 2020 | Organisational Information

Reference: F-2020-00633


Can you please indicate the number of cases per year where the following evidence types were used a) in-house (where the testing was done by police staff on police premises) or b) outsourced (where the testing was done by a forensic science provider or another external company or individual)?

Can you please provide this data for the past 5 years (2015 through to 2019) for each of the following evidence types?

- Body fluids
- Fingerprints
- Digital forensics
- Marks and traces
- Toxicology
- Drugs
- Fibres
- Bloodstain pattern analysis
- Clothing/textile damage analysis
- Firearms identification
- Ballistics
- Document analysis
- Fire investigations
- Firearms discharge residues


Forensic Science Disciplines