Missouri State University

Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab

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Protecting the safety of Missouri’s citizens

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is dedicated to protecting Missouri’s citizens, and the Crime Lab increases the capability of the Patrol to do that. In an expansive 30,000 square feet, three-story building, the officers at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab support investigations across the state to assist in enforcing state laws.

The Crime Lab, in the former L.E. Cox Building, utilizes innovative methodologies and is a free full service station for any Highway Patrol investigation.

Missouri Highway Patrol Crime LabWhat you’ll find

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab is a cooperative effort between local, state and federal entities, and offers top of the line resources to aid in investigations:

  • Firearms laboratory
  • Trace evidence lab
  • DNA analysis
  • Drug chemistry lab
  • Toxicology lab

Learn more about the Missouri State Highway Patrol laboratories.

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