The Scientific Analysis Bureau at the department provides forensic services to all police agencies within the State of Arizona. The services provided by the bureau include the scientific analysis of evidence, technical crime scene assistance, secure storage of evidentiary items, training, and expert testimony.
The bureau provides its services from four separate regional laboratories. These laboratories are the Central Regional Crime Laboratory located in Phoenix, the Northern Regional Crime Laboratory located in Flagstaff, the Southern Regional Crime Laboratory located in Tucson, and the Western Regional Crime Laboratory located in Lake Havasu City.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the AZ DPS Crime Lab is not currently accepting internship applications.
***NEW*** Arizona Department of Public Safety begins using STRmix. Read the press release here or here.
NOTICE: By using laboratory services, user agencies agree to receive simplified reports. Please click the following link for details.
Simplified Laboratory Reports
DPS Sexual Assault Kit Annual Reports
Property and Evidence