Coordinate multi-discipline forensic investigation

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Plan a multi-discipline forensic scene investigation

1.1 Assess types of evidence and the nature of the scene/incident to determine need for a multi-discipline investigation.

1.2 Conduct a preliminary assessment to identify information necessary for the development of the forensic investigation plan.

1.3 Assess information to identify nature of situation, objectives, options for multi-discipline response, and prioritisation and sequencing of examinations.

1.4 Evaluate options for multi-discipline response to select and record a course of action.

1.5 Identify forensic disciplines required for the investigation to determine the scope of their involvement in the response.

1.6 Assess risks to the integrity of forensic investigation, and safety and welfare of personnel in order to develop mitigation.

2. Coordinate resources of a multi-discipline forensic scene investigation

2.1 Identify resource requirements from each discipline to facilitate multi-discipline response.

2.2 Negotiate with stakeholders to allocate resources and action plan taskings to areas and/or personnel.

2.3 Deploy resources to conduct action plan taskings.

2.4 Monitor resource usage to maximise use of resources and investigation outcomes.

2.5 Establish records to substantiate critical decisions and for reporting purposes.

2.6 Monitor forensic scene investigation to ensure welfare and safety of individuals.

2.7 Liaise with stakeholders for reporting and briefing purposes.

2.8 Assess the multi-disciplinary investigation continually to adjust the action plan accordingly.

3. Review a multi-discipline forensic scene investigation

3.1 Evaluate completed tasks to determine whether the forensic objectives of the action plan and investigation have been met.

3.2 Liaise with team to identify incomplete and/or additional tasks for actioning.

3.3 Analyse preliminary results of the forensic investigation for information and reporting purposes.

3.4 Communicate scene/preliminary results for hand-over purposes.

3.5 Facilitate assessment of the welfare of the team for actioning and referral purposes.