Houston Forensic Science Center

Houston Forensic Science Center HFSC is an independent forensic science corporation created by the Mayor of Houston. On Twitter https://twitter.com/HoustonForensic The Houston Forensic Science Center is an independent organization created by Houston Mayor Annise Parker to manage the forensic operations, including the Crime Scene Unit, that previously belonged to the Houston Police Department.

HFSC operates in nine disciplines and is expanding. Its mission is to receive, analyze and preserve physical and digital evidence while adhering to the highest standards of quality, objectivity and ethics.

Operating as usual

Courts ramp up, homicides rise, latent print turnaround times improve and so much more!  Don't miss this edition of What...
10/20/2021

Courts ramp up, homicides rise, latent print turnaround times improve and so much more! Don't miss this edition of What's News @ HFSC! -https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/616ee113RKddzr%202021.pdf

Courts ramp up, homicides rise, latent print turnaround times improve and so much more! Don't miss this edition of What's News @ HFSC! -https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/616ee113RKddzr%202021.pdf

Thank you for visiting with us today! Always exciting to meet the next generation of forensic scientists!
10/15/2021

Thank you for visiting with us today! Always exciting to meet the next generation of forensic scientists!

Thank you Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz for visiting HFSC and supporting tbe important work we do!
10/05/2021

Thank you Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz for visiting HFSC and supporting tbe important work we do!

Don't miss these great conversations about forensics!
09/28/2021
A Failure of Forensics

Don't miss these great conversations about forensics!

Problems in forensic labs have contributed to scores of wrongful convictions, resulting in innocent individuals being imprisoned for years, sometimes decades. In recent years, major scandals have revealed problems at labs because of inadequate resources, lack of standards and oversight, management i...

08/18/2021
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Rising requests, training challenges and survey responses! Don't miss this edition of What's News @ HFSC! https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/611cf79eYj0Mut%202021.pdf

08/10/2021
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HFSC's board of directors meets Friday August 13, 2021. Here's the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/61126c45NZdBwAgenda.pdf

07/21/2021
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M**h overdoses, funds, guns and more: don't miss HFSC's July 2021 newsletter! -https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60f6c1fdXZSEAy%202021.pdf

Thank you again Council Member Letitia Plummer for taking the time to visit HFSC and supporting our work!
07/09/2021

Thank you again Council Member Letitia Plummer for taking the time to visit HFSC and supporting our work!

Thank you Council Member Letitia Plummer and staff for touring HFSC and supporting the important work we do!!
07/09/2021

Thank you Council Member Letitia Plummer and staff for touring HFSC and supporting the important work we do!!

07/06/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet virtually on July 9, 2021. Here is the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/60e463e97OmdLAgenda.pdf

06/28/2021
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HFSC June 2021 Newsletter - what are HFSC and HPD planning for evidence storage? Why are requests up 10%? And so much more. Read all about it!https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60d9c4a9BI3MGternal.pdf

06/08/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will hold its monthly meeting virtually on Friday June 11, 2021. Here's the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/60bf6202DjOpI%20(003).pdf

05/25/2021
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Read HFSC's May newsletter and learn about changes to CSU, crime lab funding and how better DNA technology is helping deal with identity theft:https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60acffccAeOvMy%202021.pdf

05/11/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet virtually Friday May 14, 2021. Here's the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/609a800fD0BZZAgenda.pdf

04/28/2021
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You won't want to miss the April edition of HFSC's newsletter! Read all about what's going on in seized drugs and how homicides are impacting crime scene and fi****ms:https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60895133qVxrnternal.pdf

Don’t miss this important discussion!
04/15/2021

Don’t miss this important discussion!

👀👀👀 Here's a sneak peek at one of the guest speakers that will be presenting at our 6th Annual Fort Bend Drug Symposium next Tuesday. There's still spaces available and time to register! See details below⬇️⬇️⬇️ Houston Forensic Science Center

6th Annual Fort Bend Drug Symposium virtually via Zoom
April 20, 2021~ 9:00am-1:00pm
Register here⬇️⬇️⬇️
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PM9p-gnXTsO-JYQKHZhz4Q

Want to know more about the Houston Forensic Science Center? Check it out here: https://www.houstonforensicscience.org/

Interested in forensics? Dream of being a CSI? Want to analyze DNA? HFSC has the perfect program to teach high school st...
04/13/2021
Explorers Video

Interested in forensics? Dream of being a CSI? Want to analyze DNA? HFSC has the perfect program to teach high school students all about what we do! Learn all about HFSC's one-of-a-kind forensic Explorers Program and apply today! https://youtu.be/k9-Wda6VC44

All you need to know about HFSC's Explorers Program for high school students #forensics

04/06/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet virtually Friday April 9 for its monthly meeting. Here's the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/606c5d7e4YV2zAgenda.pdf

03/24/2021
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Find out about HFSC's post-vaccine "normal" and what's going on with backlogs in DNA and toxicology
https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60364e29NNeMhternal.pdf

03/09/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet March 12, 2021. Here is the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/60477736dZiwcAgenda.pdf

Come and learn all about HFSC's upcoming Explorer's Program, a great hands-on experience with real-life forensic scienti...
03/01/2021

Come and learn all about HFSC's upcoming Explorer's Program, a great hands-on experience with real-life forensic scientists for high school students interested in this field.

Come and learn all about HFSC's upcoming Explorer's Program, a great hands-on experience with real-life forensic scientists for high school students interested in this field.

02/24/2021
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HFSC operations have been impacted first by a pandemic, then a winter storm. Read more on what this means for backlogs and turnaround times in this month's issue of What's News @ HFSC! -https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60364e29NNeMhternal.pdf

02/16/2021

HFSC offices will be closed today Feb. 16, 2021 due to the winter weather. For CSU or other urgent matters, please call 713-929-6760

02/14/2021

HFSC offices will be closed tomorrow Feb. 15, 2021 due to the impending winter storm. Foe urgent matter or to call out CSU, please call 713-929-6760

02/09/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet virtually Feb. 12, 2021. A link to the agenda which includes discussion and consideration for approval of the FY22 budget.https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/602297fcGbgJhSIGNED.pdf

Want to teach your students about forensic science? Need new ideas and knowledge to keep them engaged? Join HFSC for thi...
01/26/2021
Teach the Teachers Series - Fi****ms

Want to teach your students about forensic science? Need new ideas and knowledge to keep them engaged? Join HFSC for this great free event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teach-the-teachers-series-fi****ms-tickets-138438008811?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=shortLinkNewEmail

HFSC is hosting a Teach the Teachers virtual series to teach educators about forensics and this month will highlight the fi****ms discipline

01/20/2021
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HFSC is implementing new technologies in 2021 that will improve efficiency, including mapping technologies and drones in CSU and rapid DNA. Read what else is news @ HFSC in the first newsletter of 2021! -https://houstonforensicscience.org/event/60082d27zMnI6y%202021.pdf

01/07/2021
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HFSC's board of directors will meet virtually on Jan. 13, 2021 for a special meeting. Here's the agenda:https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/5ff7501fPCTebsigned.pdf

Grace White KHOU
01/01/2021

Grace White KHOU

Fighting the rise in crime. As we close out 2020, Houston Forensic Science Center's Dr. Peter Stout talks to KHOU 11 News about the new rapid DNA technology they now have to help solve cases faster in the new year. Catch the story tonight at 10pm!

01/01/2021

HFSC wishes all a Happy New Year! 2020 has been a rough ride for all, but we’ve learned to do things differently and come together to overcome. Here’s to a great 2021!

12/29/2020
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HFSC's board of directors met today and authorized Dr. Peter Stout, CEO and president, to enter into an agreement to purchase a rapid DNA instrument:https://houstonforensicscience.org/news/5feb59c2hzqrFid%20DNA.pdf

12/23/2020
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HFSC's board of directors will hold a virtual special meeting on Dec. 29, 2020 to consider approving a 36-month agreement to purchase a Rapid DNA instrument:
https://houstonforensicscience.org/meeting/5fe364eesiK47genda_.pdf

Address

500 Jefferson Street, 13th Floor
Houston, TX
77002

General information

https://twitter.com/HoustonForensic

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm

Telephone

(713) 929-6760

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