Welcome to the Alabama
Department of Forensic Sciences

General Info

The Birmingham Regional Laboratory services 22 counties in Alabama. The counties include Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburn, Coosa, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, and Walker.

Services Provided

  • Drug Chemistry
  • Forensic Biology
  • Firearm and Tool Mark
  • Fire Debris
  • Toxicology

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

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Birmingham Laboratory

2026 Valleydale Road
Hoover, AL 35244

Office: (205) 982-9292
Fax: (205) 403-2025

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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

Title Name Phone Extension
Lab Director Mark Pevey Ext. 230
Assistant Lab Director Kelly Wood Ext. 241
Chemistry Discipline Chief Andrea Headrick Ext. 229
Toxicology Discipline Chief Curt Harper Ext. 247