A criminalistics laboratory is hereby established within the Nebraska State Patrol, under the direction of the Superintendent of Law Enforcement and Public Safety. The laboratory shall perform services necessary for the recognition and proper preservation, identification, and scientific analysis of evidence materials pertaining to the investigation of crimes. By October 1, 2003, the laboratory shall have met the requirements for accreditation by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors-LAB-Laboratory Accreditation Board or the National Forensic Science Technology Center and have applied for accreditation.


Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 81-2010

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801