Heart of America RCFL

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Due to the ongoing viral pandemic, the HARCFL has enacted measures to ensure the safety of our examiners and first responders.

  1. Kiosk and evidence submissions will be taken in on an appointment basis.
  2. Please don appropriate personal protective gear, such as a mask, when entering the building and evidence submission area.

Please contact Director Sarah Lucas at 703-357-7779, selucas@rcfl.gov or Deputy Director Jason Steinke at 816-584-4320, jsteinke@rcfl.gov, with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

Heart of America RCFL Logo Welcome to the Heart of America Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (HARCFL) homepage. The HARCFL is an ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) (formally American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB)) certified Computer Forensics Laboratory located in Kansas City, Missouri.

The HARCFL's mission is to provide quality law enforcement support through competent, thorough, and professional digital forensic examinations for participating agencies and agencies in our service area. 

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Service Areas

The HARCFL accepts requests for computer forensics services from any law enforcement agency operating within our Service Area, as shown by this map. Our Service Area includes 171 counties and encompasses all of Kansas and two-thirds of Western Missouri.

Service Area Map

This map shows the coverage area for the HARCFL. Areas shaded in the dark green are serviced by the HARCFL. The noted blue dots are areas that have submitted cases that were accepted by HARCFL due to the partners' requests or case circumstances.

This is a map of the service area for Heart of America RCFL