Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–1501.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Board” means the Science Advisory Board established by § 5-1501.11.

(2) “Department” means the Department of Forensic Sciences established by § 5-1501.02.

(3) “Director” means the Director of the Department of Forensic Sciences.

(4) “Forensic science services” means forensic science research, analysis, and related services, including the examination of evidence, the interpretation of results, and the provision of expert testimony, such as for the purposes of a criminal investigation or civil action.

(5) “MPD” means the Metropolitan Police Department.


(Aug. 17, 2011, D.C. Law 19-18, § 2, 58 DCR 5403.)