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Forensic Science and Identification Services

Forensic Science and Identification Services (FS&IS) is an integral part of National Police Services, with a mandate to provide quality investigative support services for front line policing. FS&IS provides a wide range of forensic programs and services to clients in Canada and internationally through:

  • forensic science services,
  • crime scene forensic identification,
  • fingerprint identification and criminal record repositories and
  • the National DNA Data Bank.

FS&IS programs and services form an essential part of virtually every criminal investigation - it assists investigators to solve crime. It strives to be leading edge in developing processes and methods to ensure that the law enforcement community receives quality and timely support in fighting crime.