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accredited forensic labs

Minnesota Statute 299C.157 Subd. 2(g) requires that the Minnesota Department of Public Safety publish on its website materials demonstrating the accreditation status of publicly funded forensic laboratories operating in Minnesota. The materials in the table below have been provided to DPS in compliance with this requirement.
​Forensic Laboratory ​Accredited ​Working Towards Accreditation ​Certificate of Accreditation ​Scope of Accreditation ​Request for Extension of Accreditation Deadline, Approval of Requests
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Forensic Science Services (St. Paul)​

Yes​

​N/A

Accreditation Certificate

Calibration Lab Accreditation Certificate

Accreditation Scope

Calibration Lab Accreditation Scope

​N/A
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Forensic Science Services (Bemidji)​

Yes

​N/A Accreditation Certificate Accreditation Scope ​N/A
​Duluth Police Department ​No Letter of Intent ​N/A ​N/A ​N/A
Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Crime Laboratory Unit​

Yes

​N/A Accreditation Certificate Accreditation Scope ​N/A
​Minneapolis Police Department Crime Lab ​Yes ​N/A Accreditation Certificate ​Accreditation Scope ​N/A
​St. Paul Police Department Forensic Science Unit ​Yes N/A Accreditation Certificate Application Scope ​N/A
​Tri County Regional Forensic Laboratory ​Yes ​N/A Accreditation Certificate Accreditation Scope ​N/A