Different divisions and their functional activities

1.    Biology / Serology Division 

      Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•     Hair, Blood, Skin, Sweat, Teeth, Skull, Fiber, Semen, Saliva , Urine, Milk, Bone, Skeletal remains of Human / Animal Origin, Diatoms,.Wood, Leaves, flower, Maggots, Flies etc.

2.    DNA Typing Division 

       Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•     Resolves case like Identification of Victim/Perpetrator in violent crimes, Disputed Paternity/ Maternity Baby-swapping in neo-natal wards, Typing the DNA from Hair, Nail,Tissues,Body fluids and also Skeletal remains.

3.    Chemistry Division

       Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•      Adulterated Petrol, Diesel, Explosive Residues, Acid, Precious Stones,  Metal, Liquor,
•      ND&PS substances like Heroin, Ganja, Brown sugar, Opium etc.

4.    Toxicology Division 

       Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•      Isolation and detection of Poison and different poisonous substances from viscera and  also from food & beverages.

5.    Physics/ Ballistics Division 

       Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•     Paint flake, Tool mark, Restoration of erased number of Vehicle, Seal, Stamp, Label, Shoe print, Tyre impression, comparison of cut ends of Telegraphic & Electric wire, Soil test etc.                                             
•     Identification and Serviceability of Fire arms, Ammunition, Bullets, Pellets, Wads, Parts of fire arms, Cartridge cases. 
•     Matching of fired bullets/cartridge cases with suspected firearm 
•     Gun shot residue on clothing, skin for distance estimation, Shooter identification by GSR kits

6.    Documents Division

       Undertakes examination of exhibits like:

•     Examination of fake Indian currency note (FICN)/Coins of different denomination 
•     Disputed Passport, Lottery ticket, Mark sheet, Identity card, Service book and Certificate for addition, alteration, interpolation and their decipherment
•     Examination of type script, rubber stamp impression, printed matter and other mechanical impression of unknown origin and their comparison with sample of known origin so as to fix their identity
•     Author identification and forgery detection of Handwritings and signatures.

7.    Cyber Forensic Division

       Undertakes examination of: 

•      Analysis of Mobile phone/ memory card/pen drive/ hard disk/ CD/DVD/ and other memory device/ Laptop and Desk top computer

8.  Polygraph Division (Proposed for establishment)

 •    Polygraph test is exclusively used in criminal  investigation in many states including CFSL, CBI New Delhi. The results of such test is a useful scientific aid to investigation and being used in interrogation. Both psychological and physiological aspects within a person are vital during polygraph test. Though there is no provision in Evidence Act but,   
       the examination results are useful to guide the IOs.

9.  District Mobile Laboratory 

     To liaise with District SsP, to attend the monthly crime meeting for effective functioning  of the laboratory.
•    To assists the I.Os in scientific investigation
•    To impart training to I.Os in collection , preservation of physical exhibits

•    To increase co-ordination between Police  - Forensic expert and  Medico legal expert. 
10.  Library : 

      The FSL has a small library room. The library equipped with 344 number of different books and journal related to forensic science for use of scientific staff. The library is looked after by a scientific personal in absence of a Librarian of our own