The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Laboratory of Forensic Services (LFS) is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and is one of three California laboratories that are under the auspices of a District Attorney. We are fortunate to have the support of the District Attorney, as he is forward thinking and encourages the LFS to evaluate new and novel techniques.
Our mission is to provide accurate, unbiased scientific information to aid criminal investigations. The ongoing vision is to provide rigorous training to scientific staff. The training includes promoting the highest of ethical and professional standards, which are paramount in forensic science. This training process ensures that our criminalists conduct exceptional validations of state-of-the-art scientific methods, techniques, and instrumentation, so to achieve our mission.
– Laboratory Director Mike Toms, Sacramento County District Attorney Laboratory of Forensic Services