Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Lab receives international accreditation

DNA Helix StructureThe Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory, previously accredited under the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board LEGACY program, has received a new and more stringent accreditation under the ASCLD/LAB INTERNATIONAL Program. The international program is based on the more rigorous ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards along with ASCLD/LAB-developed supplemental requirements, and the accreditation is recognition that the Erie County CPS Forensic Lab is meeting internationally established forensic standards.