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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January 13, 2023


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HFSC at a glance


Sexual Assault Kits (SAK): 282
DNA (Non-SAK): 675
Latents: 1,020
Latent Print Processing: 760

Toxicology – Drugs: 1,016                            
Digital Multimedia: 328
Seized Drugs: 1138
Crime Scene Unit: 249

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HFSC Executive Team

Peter Stout


Amy Castillo, PH.D.

COO/Vice President

Carina Haynes, CSCSA

Crime Scene Unit Director

Erika Ziemak

Quality Director