Forensics & Crime Lab

The primary function of this Division is the objective examination, evaluation, comparison, and interpretation of physical evidence related to the investigation of crimes.

It also provides consultation and training to other divisions and agencies. The Division is accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB). There were over 21,000 requests for forensic services in the year 2002.

This Unit is separated out into four sections: