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Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory

Our vision is to contribute to safety and justice in our community by providing excellence in forensic science services.

Matthew Juhascik, Ph. D. - Scientific Director

361 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone:  (937) 225-4990


The Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory has recently worked with our partners in academia to publish an article regarding the presence of Tramadol in seized drugs also containing Fentanyl and Fentanyl analogs.  You can access the article here.

We are excited to announce it has implemented nationally recognized forensic standards on the OSAC Registry.  Learn more here!

Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory is recognized as being in the top 25 for Forensic Internships. 

The Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory is a forensic science facility dedicated to assisting law enforcement agencies with criminal investigations. The MVRCL was the first crime laboratory in the State of Ohio to be accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB) and is currently accredited as a ISO 17025:2017 forensic testing laboratory through ANAB (ANSI National Accreditation Board).  In addition, the laboratory meets the forensic toxicology accreditation requirements by ABFT.  You can read our Quality Manual by clicking the link.     

Our accreditation certificate and scope of testing can be viewed by clicking the links.


Submission Guidelines and Forms - Clickable Links

If you are not currently a member agency with our organization, you can review our pricing structure for different services by clicking on this link.  You will be billed once the requested service is complete and do not need to set up anything beforehand.  If you have any questions about billing or would like to inquire about becoming a member agency, please email Brooke Ehlers at

Download our electronic submission form as well as an additional evidence form to allow for easy submission.

We have created both a help guide for completing the submission form as well as a quick reference guide for each of our laboratory sections.

Report Portal

If you are currently registered as a user of our online report portal, you can download a quick instruction sheet here.  If you would like access to the report portal, complete this survey here.  
If you have any questions about services the laboratory either doesn't offer or previously offered, email your questions here