Submitting Forensic Evidence

Forensic evidence is any material object that may be tested using scientific methodology yielding test results and testimony that is usable in a court of law.

The Center for Forensic Sciences accepts evidence in criminal investigations only. Submissions from the public or those related to civil cases are not accepted.

Evidence Submission Location/Hours

State Health Laboratory, 50 Orms St., Room 306, Providence, RI 02904. Evidence Receiving is open from 8:30 AM-12:00 NOON, Monday-Friday. Impaired driving cases from law enforcement agencies are accepted from 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, in Room 304.

What You Must Do to Submit Forensic Evidence

What We Are Doing

The Center for Forensic Sciences provides forensic evidence testing for various law enforcement and government agencies.