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Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories (CPFFCL)

Data Collection Status
Active
Frequency
Periodic
Data Experts
Connor Brooks, BJS Statistician
Matthew R. Durose, BJS Statistician
Collection Period

2002, 2005, 2009, 2014, 2020

Description

Provides a comprehensive look at the forensic services provided by federal, state, and local crime labs across the nation and the resources devoted to completing the work. The Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories collects data on staff, budgets, and workloads within publicly operated labs. The census also provides information on lab accreditations, proficiency tests, and other quality assurances.

Date Created: May 15, 2009