Mayor Vincent C. Gray, City Administrator Allen Y. Lew, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice Paul Quander and Department of General Services (DGS) Director Brian Hanlon cut the ribbon on the Consolidated Forensic Laboratory (CFL), a 351,000 square-foot building which consolidates the District’s public safety forensic science and public health efforts into a single world-class, state-of-the-art facility. The CFL houses the DC Department of Forensic Sciences, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and the Metropolitan Police Department’s crime scene units all under one roof.
WHEN: Monday, October 1, 2012
12 P.M. (Noon)
WHERE: 401 E. Street, SW
Washington D.C. 20024
The Consolidated Forensic Laboratory (CFL) will play a vital role in advancing and improving public safety support, crime scene investigation, crime lab and public health in the District. Housing these functions together will greatly improve efficiency and delivery of quality services to the District. The new Department of Forensic Sciences includes the Forensic Crime Lab units: DNA, Firearms, Fingerprint and Trace Evidence as well as the Public Health Laboratory for the District.