Notice of DFS Policy Change: Court Order Required for Simple Possession of Marijuana Cases
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NOTICE: All DFS laboratories and offices are OPEN. Last updated June 22, 2020.
COVID-19 Updates - Face Coverings Required at All DFS Facilities Effective May 29, 2020
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Congratulations to the graduates of the 100th class of the Forensic Science Academy (FSA)! The FSA is a nine week crime scene investigation school focused on learning to properly locate, recognize, document, collect, preserve and package physical evidence.
4-AP Field Test Kits
The Department of Forensic Science (DFS) received grant funding from the Department of Criminal Justice Services to purchase 4-AP (also known as Swiss or Cannabis Typification) field test kits for distribution to law enforcement agencies.
DFS has begun distributing new white collection kits for DNA Data Bank Buccal Sample Collection and Submission!
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Average Case Turnaround Times by Section
This data represents the average number of days from submission to completion for the cases completed in the previous month. The turnaround time data will be updated on a monthly basis.