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Crime Laboratory Notifications
  • The DPS Crime Laboratory has released an important notice regarding Crime Scene Response services. (Customer Notification) June 24, 2020
  • The DPS Crime Laboratory has released an important Evidence Receiving notice. (Customer Notification) April 30, 2020
  • The DPS Crime Laboratory has released an important Evidence Receiving notice. (Customer Notification) March 20, 2020
  • The DPS General Stores has released an important advisory update. (Customer Notification) March 20, 2020
  • The DPS Crime Laboratory has released an important THC testing methodology update. (Customer Notification) February 18, 2020
  • Crime Laboratory has released an important notice, DPS self-Disclosure in State v. Criner. (Koehler Notification)
  • Statutory changes via HB1399, 86th Legislature, effective September 1, 2019, require that individuals arrested for certain felony charges submit a DNA sample to the Texas DPS CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) Program.
  • Laboratory testing of marijuana and THC is discussed as related to House Bill 1325 known as the "Hemp Bill" enacted on June 10, 2019.  Statement regarding DPS Crime Laboratory current capabilities for testing marijuana and THC (July 23, 2019)
  • (RECALL NOTICE) – Vendor provided blood tubes that were added to DPS blood kits with an expiration date of July 31, 2020 may have been affected by this recall. Please ensure that you check kit prior to using it to collect evidence. DPS Notification and Guidance for Recalled Blood Tubes (June 25, 2019)
  • Crime Laboratory has released an important notice, which will impact evidence submissions beginning April 15, 2019. (Customer Notification)