Pictured :Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter (left) presented the Proclamation to Captain Sid Newton (right), Acting Laboratory Division Commander
10th Annual National Forensic Science Week occurring September 18-24, 2022. National Forensic Science Week brings recognition to the role that proper forensic science plays in the investigation of crimes throughout the nation, from exonerating the innocent to identifying the guilty.
Below are some stats from the past year (2021):
There were 24,048 new cases submitted for analysis at the four Indiana State Police laboratories
Crime Scene Investigators responded to 1,388 different crime scenes throughout the state
Polygraph Examiners conducted 444 polygraph tests
The total number of Indiana offender samples being searched in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) was more than 373,000.
In 2020, there were 708 cases in Indiana linked to a potential suspect by a CODIS DNA match
There are four Indiana State Police laboratory facilities statewide
Fort Wayne Laboratory
Indianapolis Laboratory at firstname.lastname@example.org
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