Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–1501.02. Establishment of the Department of Forensic Sciences.

(a) There is established as a subordinate agency in the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia, the Department of Forensic Sciences.

(b) The mission of the Department shall be to provide high-quality, timely, accurate, and reliable forensic science services with:

(1) The use of best practices and best available technology;

(2) A focus on unbiased science and transparency; and

(3) The goal of enhancing public safety.


(Aug. 17, 2011, D.C. Law 19-18, § 3, 58 DCR 5403.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 5-1501.01.