These are some of the accredited private laboratories that perform forensic analysis for criminal justice stakeholders, including the defense. In selecting a lab to conduct independent testing, attorneys should evaluate the lab’s methodologies and accreditation. If DNA database searching is needed, attorneys should ensure that the lab has a memorandum of understanding with the NC State Crime Laboratory so that any CODIS-eligible DNA profile that is developed can be searched through CODIS.
- Axis Forensic Toxicology
- Bode Technology DNA Forensic Services
- DNA Labs International
- Microtrace – trace evidence analysis
- Mitotyping Technologies
- NMS Labs – forensic toxicology, drug analysis, DNA analysis, and additional services
- Sorenson Forensics – forensic DNA testing
Attorneys may be interested in viewing lab procedures from labs in other states. These are some of the forensic laboratories have their procedures available online.