ADVISORIES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 12, 2021 - Updated Chemistry Testing Limits

 

September 28, 2020 - Crime Laboratory Handbook

22nd Edition of the Crime Laboratory Handbook released.

 

September 11, 2020 - Submission Restriction: Burglary to Motor Vehicle

Effective 9/14/20 the laboratory no longer accepts evidence related to investigations of burglary to motor vehicle.

 

February 27, 2020 - Violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-502.15

Information regarding the submission evidence related to adult use cannabis in motor vehicle. 

 

January 17, 2020 - Field Testing of Drug Residues
All law enforcement officers should refrain from conducting field tests directly on items that may contain drug residue. 

 

January 8, 2020 - Laboratory Evidence Acceptance Policy - Suspected Cannabis & Cannabis Submission Policy Summary.

Information regarding the updated evidence acceptance policy for suspected cannabis.

 

February 26, 2019 - Automated Biometrics Identification System (ABIS)

Information regarding the implementation of the new ABIS system and ability to provide both finger and palm print searches.

 

June 27, 2018 - Updated Forensic Biology/DNA Analysis Request Form

Information regarding the updated form.

 

June 25, 2018 - Discontinuation of Trace Analysis Service

Information regarding the discontinuation of trace services.

 

February 2, 2015 - Statute of Limitations
Information on Statute of Limitations as pertaining to forensic analyses. 

 

January 8, 2013 - Information on Laboratory Consumption of DNA Evidence

Information on laboratory consumption of DNA evidence.