ISP Forensics Services


ISPFS Evidence Analysis Turnaround

(Please contact the lab if a specific case needs a quicker turnaround time to meet court requirements)

Alcohol / Volatiles

Breath Alcohol Inst.

Controlled Substances

Biology Screening

Sexual Assault Kits

DNA

DNA Database

Fire Evidence

Firearms / Toolmarks

Footwear & Impressions

Latent Prints

Blood Toxicology

Urine Toxicology

ISPFS Average Turnaround Goals (in days)
30 30 30 30 90 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Current ISPFS Average Turnaround (in days)
15 < 30 13 36 260 260 14 30 64 N/A 43 25 30

ISPFS Longest Anticipated Turnaround Time (in days)

37 30 114 206 680 680 18 15 9 N/A 139 30 18
Number of Cases Currently in Lab Longer than Strategic Turnaround Time
1 0 65 57 327 404 0 0 0 N/A 49 3 0

Data As Of 11/30/2019

Our Disciplines

The three laboratories of ISP Forensic Services play an important role in the criminal justice process. Scientific testimony can be a significant factor in the judicial resolution of criminal cases. The services provided by ISP Forensic Services are grouped into disciplines.

Our Services

  • Analysis of physical evidence from crimes
  • Training to law enforcement officers
  • Assistance with crime scenes and clandestine drug labs
  • Court testimony
  • Management of statewide breath alcohol testing and training
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Discipline Cases Completed Number of Items Cases Completed Number of Items Cases Completed Number of Items
Blood Alcohol 1,289 1,302 1,243 1,273 1,245 1,260
Biology 208 1,638 401 3,002 546 4,073
Controlled Substances 7,740 11,720 8,437 12,925 9,524 14,238
DNA 116 497 144 712 321 1,537
Firearms/Toolmarks 55 277 39 179 52 303
Fire Debris 19 68 20 56 16 78
Latent Prints/Fingerprints 1,152 1,680 1,309 1,731 932 1,370
Blood Toxicology 566 580 1,089 1,137 948 997
Urine Toxicology 479 493 417 463 377 397
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