Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Auburn Laboratory

General Info

The Auburn Laboratory services ten counties in Alabama in the area of Drug Chemistry.  The counties include Coosa, Clay, Randolph, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell, Bullock, and Barbour.

Types of Evidence Accepted

The Auburn Lab will only accept evidence for Drug Chemistry.  For Fire Debris and Toxicology evidence, please submit the evidence to the Birmingham/Hoover Laboratory.  For Forensic Biology and Firearms and Tool Mark, please submit the evidence to the Montgomery, Huntsville, Birmingham, or Mobile Regional Labs.

Lab Info


Auburn Laboratory
1051 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36832
Office: (334) 887-7001
Fax: (334) 466-5557
Laboratory Director - Sherwin Boswell

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Closed daily from 12 pm - 1 pm
and state holidays.

Contact Info


Title Name and Email Phone Extension
Lab Director Sherwin Boswell Ext. 243
Drug Chemistry Section Chief Melissa Armstrong Ext. 238

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