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Kansas City Missouri Police Crime Laboratory
6633 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131
The Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory currently services all of Kansas City, Missouri as well as many surrounding communities in Missouri. We are a full service laboratory offering forensic analysis and expert testimony in chemistry, crime scene processing, DNA analysis, digital evidence, firearms, fingerprint ID, latent prints, trace analysis, and computer crimes.
The laboratory mission
The Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory, an adjunct to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department (KCPD), acknowledges as its mission the provision of expert and professional recovery and examination of evidentiary materials to aid in the investigation of criminal offenses. State-of-the-art instrumentation and/or scientific techniques are utilized in the forensic disciplines of chemistry, crime scene processing, firearms/tool mark examinations, fingerprint recovery preservation and comparison, photography, digital and multimedia evidence, trace evidence examination and DNA profiling. Expert testimony is provided in all disciplines to aid in the prosecution and defense of criminal defendants. Training of law enforcement and criminal justice personnel is also recognized as an important function in the pursuit of this mission.
“To seek the truth with integrity, courage and character”