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S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for Forensic Collision Investigation Network


To sign the Forensic Collision Investigation Network (FCIN) Section 22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended).

Decision Summary

Details of the Section 22 Collaboration Agreements for Forensic Collision Investigation Unit were reported and approved by the Commissioners Business Coordination Board on the 28th October 2020

This Network will facilitate the Accreditation process of all its members and provide efficiency in defining and carrying out scientific methods and testing and enable compliance with the Forensic Science Regulators Code of Practice and Conduct and the ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 17020 standard.

The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire Joint Protective Services are fully supportive of the FCIN S22A Agreement; it is acknowledged that ISO   accreditation in this area could not be achieved without national collaboration.

The Acting Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary should sign the Section 22A Agreement to affect the collaborative arrangements for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing.