Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Birmingham Laboratory

General Info

The Birmingham Regional Laboratory services 22 counties in Alabama.  The counties include Lamar, Pickens, Sumter, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Walker, Jefferson, Shelby, Bibb, Coosa, Talladega, St. Clair, Blount, Clay, Cleburn, Etowah, Calhoun, and Cherokee.  The services that are provided to these counties are Drug Chemistry, Forensic Biology, Firearms and Toolmark, and Toxicology.

Types of Evidence Accepted

The Birmingham Regional Lab will only accept evidence for Drug Chemistry, Forensic Biology, Firearm and Tool Mark, Fire Debris and Toxicology.

Lab Info


Birmingham Laboratory
2026 Valleydale Road
Hoover, AL 35244

Office: (205) 982-9292
Fax: (205) 403-2025
Laboratory Director - Mark Pevey

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 Mark Pevey Ext. 230
Assistant Lab Director Kelly Wood Ext. 241
Drug Chemistry Discipline Chief Andrea Headrick Ext. 229
Forensic Biology Discipline Chief Angelo Dellamanna Ext. 312
Toxicology Discipline Chief Curt Harper Ext. 247

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