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Forensic Science Laboratory

Forensic Science Laboratory

 

The Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory is responsible for all forensic examinations for the State of Connecticut and derives its statutory authority from C.G.S. § 29-7b which states in part, the Division:

  1. May investigate any physical evidence or evidentiary material related to a crime upon the request of any federal, state or local agency;
  2. May conduct or assist in the scientific field investigation at the scene of a crime and provide other technical assistance and training in the various fields of scientific criminal investigation upon request;
  3. Shall assure the safe custody of evidence during examination;
  4. Shall forward a written report of the results of an examination of evidence to the agency submitting such evidence;
  5. Shall render expert court testimony when requested; and
  6. Shall conduct ongoing research in the areas of the forensic sciences.
 
 Processing large plastic bags for latent prints 

 

 paint chip and m/v   
Photograph of a stainless steel revolver 
 
 
Identification
Imprints / Impressions
Questioned Documents
Firearms/Toolmarks