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    Firearms
    Examining fired cartridge cases
    and bullets to match them to a firearm
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    Toxicology
    Analyzing blood
    and urine for alcohol and drugs
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    CRIME SCENE
    Identifying, documenting, collecting
    and interpreting crime scene evidence
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    CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
    Testing suspected drugs
    to determine their legality
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    DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA
    encompassing the recovery and investigation
    of material found in digital devices
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    LATENT PRINTS
    Processing evidence for fingerprints and comparing prints
    for identification
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    FORENSIC BIOLOGY
    Analyzing biological specimens, such as blood and semen,
    for DNA
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    TRACE
    Examining hair, fibers, explosives
    and other physical evidence
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Welcome to HFSC

Welcome

Welcome to the Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC) HFSC is a local government corporation created to provide independent forensic services to law enforcement agencies, primarily the Houston Police Department. HFSC welcomes you to explore our forensic services, learn more about the Center, investigate employment opportunities or contact us.

HFSC At a Glance:
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Operations Report Aug 12, 2016

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Meet Our Team

HFSC has a diverse LEADERSHIP team charting its course.

  • Irma Rios, MBA

    Irma Rios, MBA

    / Forensic Analysis Division Director

  • Caresse W. Young, SPHR

    / Human Resources Director

  • Domingo Villarreal

    / Technical Director of Training

  • Ashley N. Wieringa

    / Coordinator of Board Relations and Executive Administration/Secretary