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Department of Forensic Sciences

National Forensic Science Week Recognizes Contribution of Forensic Practitioners
Sep 14, 2018  -  The nation is recognizing the hard work of the men and women who are in the field of Forensic Sciences during the week of September 16 - 22, 2018.
Weighing Policy for Non-Weight Bearing Charges--Effective March 1, 2018
Feb 9, 2018  -  In our continuing effort to reduce the turnaround time for Drug Chemistry based service requests, effective March 1, 2018, the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences (ADFS) intends to discontinue weighing the interior contents of submitted Drug Chemistry evidence in cases that are non-weight bearing in nature.