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 Print Processing

Latent Print Comparison / ABIS

Blood Toxicology

Urine Toxicology

ISPFS Average Turnaround Goals (in days)
30 30 30 30 90 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Current ISPFS Average Turnaround (in days)
15 21 7 92 174 299 21 14 31 N/A 73 76 20 19

ISPFS Longest Anticipated Turnaround Time (in days)

51 30 24 155 1109 1109 21 30 122 N/A 130 100 51 44
Number of Cases Currently in Lab Longer than Strategic Turnaround Time
10 0 0 135 377 430 0 0 10 N/A 68 7 36 0

Data As Of 3/1/2021

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 FY 2020 (COVID)
Discipline Cases Completed Number of Items 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 1,293 1,293
Biology 208 1,638 401 3,002 546 4,073 761 4,779 529 2,912
Controlled Substances 7,740 11,720 8,437 12,925 9,524 14,238 9,617 14,087 9,343 14,190
DNA 116 497 144 712 321 1,537 250 1,271 400 1,727
Firearms/Toolmarks 55 277 39 179 52 303 42 242 88 477
Fire Debris 19 68 20 56 16 78 21 59 24 90
Latent Prints/Fingerprints 1,152 1,680 1,309 1,731 932 1,370 1,253 1,664 778 1,112
Blood Toxicology 566 580 1,089 1,137 948 997 984 985 1,169 1,170
Urine Toxicology 479 493 417 463 377 397 351 352 277 277

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