Streamlined Forensic Reporting – Guidance Notes

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National SFR Guidance notes have been developed for the following evidence types:

  • Blood
  • Damage Assessment and Interpretation
  • Semen
  • Saliva
  • Faeces
  • Urine
  • Hairs
  • Wearer and Contact DNA
  • DNA (STR) profiling
  • Y-STR profiling
  • Criminal Paternity
  • Interpretation and evaluation of scientific evidence

Click this link to see the detail of these guidance notes. Further guidance notes have also been developed by Cellmark relating to the following:

  1. Human Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequencing
  2. Mitochondrial DNA Analysis to determine species of origin
  3. DNA Enhancement
  4. Items pre-screened in police force laboratories
  5. Ignitable Liquids
  6. Fibres
  7. Corrosive Substances

Click this link to download Cellmark's guidance notes.