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The Columbus Division of Police Forensic Services Bureau Mission: The Columbus Division of Police Forensic Services Bureau, and its management, are committed to providing quality forensic services to the communities we serve while maintaining the highest level of integrity, impartiality, and professionalism.
Commitment to Quality: The Columbus Police Crime Laboratory is accredited in the field of Forensic Science Testing. The laboratory has an established quality management system that conforms to the accreditation criteria and ensures continual improvement of its operation.


Crime Lab Facility In 2015, the Forensic Services Bureau moved into an $11 million (35,000 sq. ft.) crime laboratory facility at 770 East Woodrow Ave., equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment. - learn more

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Crime Lab Services The Crime Lab offers many services, a few of which are, controlled substance examinations, DNA and body fluid identification, firearms testing, latent print processing and document examinations. - learn more

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Crime Lab History The Crime Lab has traditionally responded to crime scenes and performed other forensic analyses as necessary to support the investigation of crimes typically committed during older eras. - learn more

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Crime Lab FAQs We've linked to some topics and questions that are commonly asked of our Forensic Services Bureau (Crime Lab) for your convenience. Topics range from tours to internships. - learn more