Would you like to see where evidence is tested at the State Crime Lab and learn more about the methods used at the Lab? The NC State Crime Laboratory is offering a tour of the Lab in Raleigh for criminal defense attorneys and investigators. The tour will take place on June 30, 2023 at 11:00 am and will last for approximately two hours. If you would like to attend, please sign up here. Additional logistical information will be emailed to those who register for the program.
Forensic Scientists at the Crime Lab will explain the evidence testing procedures used in their laboratory. Methods for latent print (fingerprint) analysis, drug chemistry, digital evidence, trace evidence, firearms, toxicology, and DNA analysis will be discussed. The forensic scientists will discuss the scope of testing services that the various disciplines offer and any limitations to the analyses they perform. Lab personnel will also explain overall evidence control, laboratory reporting, and quality assurance practices at the lab. Participants will have the opportunity to view the various sections of the lab to observe were testing occurs and gain a better understanding of the methods used by the lab.
Spaces are limited, so sign up here if you are interested!