About the Centre

Centre of Forensic Sciences

Science for Justice

Ontario's Centre of Forensic Sciences (CFS) is one of the most extensive forensic science facilities in North America. It conducts scientific investigations in cases involving injury or death for crimes against persons or property.

We are dedicated to the safety of Ontario’s communities and to supporting justice by providing timely and high quality forensic science services.

We will drive innovation across the organization and deliver forensic science services that anticipate the needs of public safety.

Highly specialized forensic examination and analysis are conducted in the following areas:



The CFS is accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) under the international program which is based on ISO 17025:2005. The laboratory has been accredited since 1993.

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