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WESH 2 Investigates: How Florida prosecutors used forensic science in Tommie Lee Andrews' case

Thirty-five years ago, DNA was first used in a Florida criminal trial. FDLE's Orlando Regional Crime Laboratory and now Senior Crime Laboratory Analyst Tim Petree are mentioned in the story!

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.