Laboratory Accreditation Status
The four forensic testing laboratories and the calibration (Breath Alcohol) laboratory are currently accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), which requires conformance to:
- ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Internationally developed and approved
- ANAB developed accreditation requirements specific to forensic science testing laboratories
- ANAB developed accreditation requirements specific to forensic science calibration laboratories
- FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and DNA Databasing Laboratories
The Virginia Department of Forensic Science (DFS) has been accredited since 1989.