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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Forensic Testing Services

The Minnesota BCA Forensic Science Services provides quality forensic science testing, written reports of results and subsequent expert testimony on matters relative to criminal statutes.  Laboratory services are provided to the Minnesota criminal justice community from its headquarters in St. Paul or its regional laboratory in Bemidji.  The St. Paul laboratory also serves as a regional mitochondrial DNA laboratory and accepts evidence, through the FBI Lab, from outstate law enforcement agencies.

Forensic Testing Services Provided:Exquisite Corpse

In addition to the Testing Laboratories, the Minnesota BCA Forensic Science Service has a Breath Alcohol Calibration Laboratory in its St. Paul headquarters.