The AFSP has the following objectives:
To be the voice of forensic science providers within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, recognised as such by other key stakeholders, including the Regulator, legislators, investigators, lawyers and the judiciary.
To influence, for the more effective delivery of justice, the application of best practice and appropriate standards for forensic science within the criminal justice system.
To exchange good practice in the delivery of forensic science to the appropriate standards.
To develop and promote continually improving standards in forensic science.
To influence the development of forensic science end-to-end service delivery policies in relation to scientific quality.