FDLE Forensic Services

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December 08, 2022
Three indicted on murder and robbery charges in Okaloosa County
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December 01, 2022
Two neighboring counties. Two mass shootings. The same gun.
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The FDLE Forensic Laboratory system is comprised of six regional laboratories which are internationally accredited through ANAB (American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board) in the field of forensic testing.  The Forensic Program has maintained accreditation since 1990.  We receive approximately 1 million items of evidence each year across the 10 Forensic Disciplines.  FDLE laboratory accreditation includes fulfillment of the following requirements:
- General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories ISO/IEC 17025: 2017
- ANAB Forensic Testing & Calibration AR 3125:2019
- FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories (2020)
- FBI Quality Assurance Standards for DNA Databasing Laboratories (2020)

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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.