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The DC Code: § 5-1501.02 Establishment of the Department of Forensic Sciences..

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)
There is established as a subordinate agency in the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia, the Department of Forensic Sciences.
The mission of the Department shall be to provide high-quality, timely, accurate, and reliable forensic science services with:
The use of best practices and best available technology;
A focus on unbiased science and transparency; and
The goal of enhancing public safety.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-18, see notes under § 5-1501.01. DC CODE § 5-1501.02 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 17, 2011, D.C. Law 19-18, § 3, 58 DCR 5403.)