Annual Report 2021
The Centre of Forensic Sciences (CFS) is proud to announce the release of the 2021 CFS Annual Report. This report highlights CFS’ accomplishments in the 2021 calendar year, celebrates 70 years of service and outlines notable cases that the CFS worked on which supports the administration of justice in Ontario.
2021 Client Satisfaction Survey
The CFS has measured client satisfaction annually since 2000. The client survey is used to evaluate the performance of the CFS against the organizational commitment to provide high quality forensic laboratory services in support of the administration of justice and public safety programs for all Ontarians.
Science for Justice
Ontario's Centre of Forensic Sciences 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.
Forensic examination and analysis are conducted in the following areas.
Body fluid identification and/or DNA profiling in cases involving crimes against persons and property as well as in cases of unidentified human remains.
Provide chemical analysis and physical comparisons of many different types of materials and trace evidence.
Examine documents to determine whether they are authentic or if they have been altered, and to determine how they relate to a person, thing, event or time.
Examine firearms, ammunition, target surfaces, toolmarks and related evidence found at crime scenes and during search warrants.
Analysis of body tissues and fluids for the presence of drugs including alcohol in support of medico-legal death investigations and criminal investigations.
Looking to for more information on collecting or submitting evidence to the Centre of Forensic Sciences? Please visit the evidence page.
Educational services for law enforcement officers, staff of justice organizations, and forensic science stakeholders.
Order form for evidence collection kits and supplies.
Information documents to assist customers in understanding CFS reports.
Overview of the collection and packaging requirements for items being submitted to the Centre of Forensic Sciences.
Resources for student education, volunteering, internships, co-ops, and employment at the CFS.