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Lack of digital evidence results in abandoned criminal cases, watchdog warns

Forensic science regulator wants policing to face statutory enforcement powers despite improvements by dozens of forces.

Dr Gillian Tully: Forensic Science Regulator

Dr Gillian Tully: Forensic Science Regulator

Date - 16th March 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Under-resourced police forensic units are facing a battle for survival as criminal cases are being abandoned because digital evidence is not available, a watchdog has revealed. Only profound changes to funding and governance will prevent them...
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