methods may be used to submit evidence to the laboratory. The
method selected will depend upon the type and size of the item,
the urgency, and the complexity of the case. At this time, the
RISCL does not accept any evidence by email submission.
method is used, the officer/submitting agency must take care to
ensure that the evidence will not be lost, damaged, or
contaminated and that the chain of custody will be as short as
possible. It is equally important to recognize and observe that
proper safety precautions have been used at all times not
only in the collection of evidence but also when submitting
evidence to the RISCL.
Manual describes the general requirements for submitting
evidence to the laboratory. Other special instructions will be
given in each service area. Please refer to these instructions
before submitting any evidence.
OP SM 1-1-03_Submission and Service Manual.pdf