AFSP members deliver services that are accredited to ISO17025, comply with the Forensic Science Regulator’s (FSR) Codes of Practice and Conduct and offer support to the FSR’s Specialist Working Groups and Forensic Science Advisory Council.
The AFSP has published a Standard for the formulation of evaluative forensic science expert opinion (Science & Justice; 2009, 49, 161–164); forensic evidence complying with the Standard is characterised by balance, logic, robustness and transparency.
Membership of the Association of Forensic Science Providers encourages and facilitates:
- Best practice sharing between members
- Development and upholding of Standards within the forensic community
- Assistance with Forensic Strategy, where it affects quality of forensic service provision
- Improving the provision of forensic science to the Criminal Justice System