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Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board

Mission

The mission of the Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board is to ensure the quality and integrity of forensic science services provided by laboratories, facilities or entities that conduct forensic analysis on physical evidence in connection with criminal actions as set forth in Minnesota Statutes 299C.156.
 
The Board is a twelve-member panel:
  • Superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension or designee
  • Commissioner of public safety or designee
  • Commissioner of corrections or designee
  • An individual with expertise in the field of forensic science, selected by the governor
  • An individual with expertise in the field of forensic science, selected by the attorney general
  • A faculty member of the University of Minnesota, selected by the president of the university
  • The state public defender or designee;
  • A prosecutor, selected by the Minnesota County Attorneys Association
  • A sheriff, selected by the Minnesota Sheriffs Association
  • A police chief, selected by the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
  • A judge or court administrator, selected by the chief justice of the Supreme Court;
  • A criminal defense attorney, selected by the Minnesota State Bar Association 

Contact

Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board
1430 Maryland Avenue East
Saint Paul, MN 55106