Support Services Division under the CID Bureau

Research and Development Section.

Consists of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Unit, organizing written directives and standards to keep the agency in compliance with the accreditation process. The agency was last accredited through the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation in 2020.  Every three years we are re-evaluated to stay in compliance with state standards.  Our next Commission review will be in the fall of 2023.

Crime Scene Section

Consists of the Evidence Unit, Latent Print Unit, and Forensics Unit.

Evidence Unit
  • The Evidence Unit is responsible for managing, storing, and controlling all evidentiary and non-evidentiary property.
    • In 2019, the staff received 23,860 items of evidence to be cataloged and stored. The staff destroyed, donated, returned to the owner, auctioned, or retained for court 23,087 items of evidence.