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)
12 < 30 10 35 248 248 7 20 22 N/A 32 18 12

ISPFS Longest Anticipated Turnaround Time (in days)

32 30 292 189 864 864 30 30 30 N/A 220 32 46
Number of Cases Currently in Lab Longer than Strategic Turnaround Time
1 0 21 29 348 437 0 0 0 N/A 17 1 5

Data As Of 5/31/2020

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 FY 2019
Discipline Cases Completed Number of Items 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 1,396 1,396
Biology 208 1,638 401 3,002 546 4,073 761 4,779
Controlled Substances 7,740 11,720 8,437 12,925 9,524 14,238 9,617 14,087
DNA 116 497 144 712 321 1,537 250 1,271
Firearms/Toolmarks 55 277 39 179 52 303 42 242
Fire Debris 19 68 20 56 16 78 21 59
Latent Prints/Fingerprints 1,152 1,680 1,309 1,731 932 1,370 1,253 1,664
Blood Toxicology 566 580 1,089 1,137 948 997 984 985
Urine Toxicology 479 493 417 463 377 397 351 352
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