(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.
This section is referenced in § 5-1501.01.