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Office of Forensic Sciences

Investigations Branch Logo American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors The Office of Forensic Sciences (NJSPOFS@GW.NJSP.ORG) is a section within the New Jersey State Police Investigation Branch.

The four regional crime laboratories and the DNA laboratory within the Office of Forensic Sciences are internationally accredited under ISO 17025 standards by the The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors-Lab Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB).

To be accredited a laboratory must meet over 500 ASCLD/LAB standards and adhere to a quality assurance program that includes document control, proficiency testing, validation of methods/instruments, audits, continuing education, training quality control, and  utilization of up to date procedures.  

The quality assurance program established by the Office of Forensic Sciences ensures that the citizens of the State of New Jersey are provided timely forensic services of irrefutable quality.



To help maintain the quality of laboratory services, OFS needs feedback from our customers, the users of laboratory services.  Please use the feedback survey link on this page to submit your feedback.


MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the New Jersey State Police Office of Forensic Sciences is to provide timely forensic services of irrefutable quality on behalf of the citizens of the State of New Jersey.

VISION STATEMENT

The vision of the New Jersey State Police Office of Forensic Science is to be the top Forensic Science Laboratory system in the country.

VALUES STATEMENT

Quality Service

  • All analysis will be timely and accurate.
  • Each analysis will be made with the best available technology.
  • The assurance of quality analysis and work product is our most important function.
  • All analyses will be performed by well trained and well educated staff.

Integrity

All analyses will be performed with the utmost ethics and integrity in the pursuit of truth never forgetting that individual lives are affected by our work.

Health and Safety

Diligence in overseeing a safe working environment provides an atmosphere of health and safety for our most important asset, our staff.


Laboratory Locations And Testing

The Office of Forensic Sciences is comprised of four physical laboratory locations across the state of New Jersey. These laboratories are located in Hamilton, Hammonton, Sea Girt and Little Falls..

  1. Central Regional Laboratory, (Drugs, Toxicology, Arson, Trace Evidence, Forensic Serology)

    Central Regional Laboratory
    NJ Forensic Technology Center
    1200 Negron Drive - Horizon Center
    Hamilton, NJ 08691
    Phone:(609) 584-5054
    Fax: (609) 587-8451
  2. Central Regional Laboratory

  3. DNA Laboratory , (Nuclear DNA Analysis, Mitochondrial DNA Analysis, CODIS)

    DNA Laboratory
    New Jersey State Police
    NJ Forensic Technology Center
    1200 Negron Drive – Horizon Center
    Hamilton, NJ 08691
    Phone: (609) 584-5054
    Fax: (609) 587-8451

  4. South Regional Laboratory, (Drugs, Toxicology, Arson)

    South Regional Laboratory
    3434 South Whitehorse Pike
    Hammonton, NJ   08037
    Phone: (609) 561-2060
    Fax: (609) 561-5708

  5. East Regional Laboratory, (Drugs, Toxicology, Arson)

    East Regional Laboratory
    Sea Girt Avenue
    Sea Girt, NJ 08750
    Phone: (732) 449-0303
    Fax: (732) 974-8928

  6. North Regional Laboratory, (Drugs, Toxicology, Arson)

    North Regional Laboratory
    1755 Rte. 46 East
    Little Falls, NJ 07424
    Phone: (973) 256-7790
    Fax: (973) 256-0621

In addition to the regional laboratories mentioned above the OFS also maintains a Forensic Anthropology Laboratory and a Breath Testing Unit.

  1. Forensic Anthropology Laboratory, (Skeletal Identification, dental initiative)

    Forensic Anthropology Laboratory
    New Jersey State Police
    NJ Forensic Technology Center
    1200 Negron Drive – Horizon Center
    Hamilton, NJ 08691
    Phone: (609) 584-5054
    Fax: (609) 584-0591

  2. OFS Breath Testing Unit,  (Scientific support to NJSP for breath testing and internet breath testing database administration)

    OFS Breath Testing Unit
    New Jersey State Police
    NJ Forensic Technology Center
    1200 Negron Drive – Horizon Center
    Hamilton, NJ 08691
    Phone: (609) 584-5054
    Fax: (609) 584-0591

 

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