Welcome to the Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC)

HFSC is an independent local government corporation that provides forensic services to the City of Houston’s law enforcement agency, the Houston Police Department. HFSC welcomes you to explore our forensic services, learn more about what we do, investigate employment opportunities or contact us.

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September 9, 2022


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HFSC at a glance

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Sexual Assault Kits (SAK): 255
DNA (Non-SAK): 699
Latents: 1,217
Latent Print Processing: 740

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Toxicology – Drugs: 1,241                               
Digital Multimedia: 363
Seized Drugs: 854
Crime Scene Unit: 555

Come Join Our Team

HFSC Executive Team

Peter Stout


Amy Castillo, PH.D.

COO/Vice President

Carina, Haynes CSCSA

Crime Scene Unit Director

Erika Ziemak

Quality Director