COVID-19 OPERATING STATUS

The RCFL Program continues to make the safety and health of our community a top priority. Our laboratories are in the process of taking actions to limit the spread of this virus. Please refer to the individual RCFL pages for more detailed location updates and procedures.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as this unprecedented situation continues to evolve and encourage you to stay up to date with COVID-19 facts


RCFL Service Areas can provide services from evidence seizure to courtroom testimony.

RCFLs train law enforcement to handle, identify, preserve, store, and transport digital evidence. For a schedule, see your local RCFL.

The work of RCFL provides crucial evidence in cases nationwide.

 

An RCFL is a one-stop, full-service forensics laboratory and training center devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations such as:

  • Terrorism
  • Child pornography
  • Crimes of violence
  • Trade secret theft
  • Theft or destruction to intellectual property
  • Financial crime
  • Property crime
  • Internet crime
  • Fraud

RCFL Service Areas


News

Mobile-Area Doctor Charged in Prescription Drug Billing Scheme

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A Mobile-area Alabama doctor was indicted on Tuesday in a long-running investigation into a prescription drug-billing scheme involving a Haleyville, Ala.-based pharmacy, Northside Pharmacy doing business as Global Compounding Pharmacy.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two for Kidnapping Resulting in Death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal grand jury today indicted two persons for kidnapping and conspiracy to kidnap a minor victim, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr.

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What is computer forensics?

Computer or digital forensics is the application of science and engineering to the recovery of digital evidence using legally acceptable methods. Examiners use digital investigation and analysis techniques to determine what could be legal evidence on devices ranging from computers to cell phones to cameras. Examiners are capable of locating deleted, encrypted, or damaged files and data that may serve as evidence in a criminal or national security investigation.