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705 S Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-444-7000 (General)
Contact: Office of the Chief
Email: chiefoff@ci.colosp. . .
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

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Crime Lab Services

The following services are available from the CSPD Metro Crime Lab:

Item Fee
Blood Analysis(per kit) - 2 Tubes/Same Draw $ 45.00 / analysis
Blood Stain Pattern Analysis $ 7.92/quarter hour plus materials
Serial Number Restoration $ 8.50/quarter hour plus materials  
Latent Fingerprint Processing(In Lab w/Powder)  (in( $ 7.92/quarter hour plus materials  
Latent Fingerprint Processing(In Lab w/Chemicals)   $ 7.92/quarter hour plus expendables
Latent Fingerprint Processing(In Lab w/ Alternate Light Source)   $ 7.92/quarter hour 
Latent Fingerprint Comparison (To Known Prints $ 7.92/quarter hour 
Chemical Analysis- Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine $ 170.00 / item
Chemical Analysis- Marijuana   $ 40.00/ item
Chemical Analysis- Pharmaceutical Drugs  $ 45.00/ item
Chemical Analysis- Other or Unknown Drugs      $ 225.00/ item
Quantitative Analysis- Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine ONLY **Currently Not Offered**
Chemical/Forensic Analysis - Arson/Explosive Debris   $ 170.00/ item
Chemical Analysis- Forensic Not Specifically Listed $ 9.59/quarter hour plus expendables 
Serological- Examination and Extraction of Biological Material from Items $ 11.30/quarter hour
DNA Analysis $ 325.00/ specimen

The CSPD also offers following services specialized services:

  • Courtroom Appearance/Testimony
  • Crime Scene Processing

The cost of providing Courtroom Appearance/Testimony will be determined as follows:

  • Case Preparation Time - based on the hourly rate of the involved staff, billed in quarter hours (per employee)
  • Mileage - Based on IRS rate (portal to portal)
  • Expenses - Billed at actual cost

The cost of Crime Scene Processing will be determined as follows:

  • Rate - $7.92 / quarter hour / Technician
  • Mileage - Based on IRS rate (portal to portal)
  • Expenses - Billed at actual cost 

If you would like to purchase any of these service please contact the CSPD Metro Crime Lab.

NOTE: The fees listed here were adopted in City Council Resolution #178-08 as part of the Schedule of Fees. If you would like more information on how the fees are determined click "HERE".