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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 6 14 111 * * 7 25 38 N/A 53 92 24 29

ISPFS Oldest Case (in days)

12 24 61 409 1375 1375 12 86 N/A 67 249 45 28
Number of Cases Currently in Lab Longer than Strategic Turnaround Time
0 0 7 178 144 148 0 0 3 N/A 31 95 2 0

Data As Of 1/1/2022

*=call lab for estimate on your case due to previously unsubmitted kit completions driving this artificially high.

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 2020 (COVID) FY 2021 
Discipline Cases Completed Number of Items Cases Completed Number of Items
Blood Alcohol 1,293 1,293 1,308 1,308
Biology 529 2,912 445 2,724
Controlled Substances 9,343 14,190 9,848 14,980
DNA 400 1,727 465 2,225
Firearms/Toolmarks 88 477 120 545
Fire Debris 24 90 22 80
Latent Prints/Fingerprints 778 1,112 810 1,264
Blood Toxicology 1,169 1,170 1,262 1,268
Urine Toxicology 277 277 269 269
  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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