NTPFES

Site

Forensic Science Branch – Berrimah

Accreditation No.

15007

Site No.

15293

Date of Accreditation

15 Dec 2003

Address

McMillans Road and Vanderlins Drive
Berrimah, NT 828
Australia

pfes.nt.gov.au/

Contact

Dr Paula Louise Hawthorne P: +61 (08) 89221303

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Legal

Service Product Determinant
Analysis of controlled substances Any item received Drug identification
Plant material Botanical identification
Crime scene investigations Major crime scene; Non-crime related incidents (including suicides and natural disasters)NULL Assessment and control; Determination of the nature and extent of the scene; Examination and interpretation of the scene; Exhibit collection; Explosion examination; Fingerprint development (dusting/powders); Fire and explosion examination; Fire examinations; Physical fit comparisons; Presumptive screening for blood; Recording and imagery; Serial number restoration; Shoe impressions; Tyre impressions
Examination of fingerprints Fingerprints Development
Identification
Examination of firearms, ammunition and weapons Ammunition; Ballistics Examination and identification
Firearms Examination and identification; Firearm safety testing; Range determination; Trajectory reconstruction
Examination of tool marks Any item received Comparison of impressed marks; Comparison of striated marks
Forensic biology - Examination of biological material Any item received Bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA)
Any item receivedNULL Collection, location and identification of biological material; Presumptive screening for blood; Presumptive screening for saliva; Presumptive screening for semen
Hair Examination of hairNULL
Forensic toxicology Blood Drugs in drivers; Drugs in living persons; Drugs of abuse
Alcohol testing
Blood; Body fluids Drugs in drivers; Drugs in living persons; Drugs of abuse
Non-biological liquids Alcohol testing
Genetic analysis Biological material DNA profiling for criminal case work - Direct comparison
DNA profiling for relationship testing

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Legal

Service Product Determinant
Crime scene investigations Major crime scene; Non-crime related incidents (including suicides and natural disasters); Volume crime scene Assessment and control; Determination of the nature and extent of the scene; Development of latent prints at the scene for non-complex examinations; Development of latent prints in the laboratory for non-complex examinations; Examination and interpretation of the scene; Exhibit collection; Fingerprint development (dusting/powders); Presumptive screening for blood; Recording and imagery; Shoe impressions; Tyre impressions
Examination of fingerprints Fingerprints Development

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