The role played by forensic labs in combating crimes has a great impact in discovering and arresting crimes perpetrators through the examination of samples that come to that department and making comparisons and drawing conclusions and drawing technical reports to the requesting parties of these examinations whether it was judicial agencies of different denominations All State agencies and institutions of various governmental and civil agencies.
Assiduously forensic labs following up and taking advantages of modern scientific theories and its applications and technologies to function at its fullest because of the importance of scientific evidence in solving crimes in the presence of the prevalence of modern science and technology and Global attention to Human Rights and diminishing the value of old ways in investigations.
Despite all that experience and experience in this department of study development in all scientific, technical and training field to some extent comparable to that reached in the latest labs in the world the ambition and the hope for further development should not stop because science and evolution is infinite issue, so it is imperative to ongoing review and draw development plans for the development.
- In 1965 PSD established forensic labs
- In 1995 forensic labs separated from criminal investigations Department with name of forensic labs.
- In later stages imaging and inspection section (K9) was included
- In 1997 crime scene section in police department was introduced
- In 1998 this Department named as Forensic Department, it has been also the introduction of computer crimes section.
- In 2007 fingerprint section has transferred from information Department to this department.
- In 2014 the department transitioned to the current building.