Forensic Lab Services in Southern Nevada

  • City of Henderson facility — 4725 sq ft. temporary facility .29 acres

    • DUI Blood alcohol analysis
    • DUI blood drug analysis, 70+ drugs (May 2016)
    • Drug chemistry (controlled/other substance analysis)
    • Human Performance Toxicology
    • Fingerprint analysis/comparison
    • Individual Characteristic Database
    • Footwear/Tire Impression analysis/comparison
    • Crime Scene investigation
    • Notes (services outsourced):
      • DNA — LVMPD forensic lab and out-of-state labs
      • Firearms evidence testing/comparison — LVMPD Lab
      • Firearms gunshot residue analysis — Bexar County, TX lab

  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Forensic Lab — leased from a private company

    • DUI Blood alcohol analysis
    • DUI blood drug analysis, approx. 15 drugs (May 2016)
    • Drug chemistry (controlled/other substance analysis)
    • Human Performance Toxicology
    • Fingerprint analysis/comparison
    • Individual Characteristic Database
    • DNA (limited capacity)
    • Firearms
    • Fire Debris
    • Crime Scene Investigation
    • Notes (services outsourced):
      • DNA (portion) — out-of-state labs
      • Footwear/Tire Impression analysis/comparison — FBI lab
      • Firearms gunshot residue analysis — out-of-state lab
Photos: Vegas strip, fourseasonshotel.com; multiple,
drugs, www.drugabuse.com; DNA, www.hdimagesnew.com

Southern Nevada and Clark County

Facts About Nevada and Clark County

  • Nevada Population: 2,890,845 (U.S. Census Quick Facts, 2015)
  • Clark County Population: 2,114,801 (U.S. Census Quick Facts, 2015)
  • City of Las Vegas Population 619,419 (lasvegasnevada.gov)
  • City of Henderson Population: 284,968 ( July 2014 CoH estimate)
  • Boulder City Population: 15,386 (U.S. Census Quick Facts, 2015)
  • Southern Nevada/Clark County Interstate Highways: I-15, US-93/95, I-515, I-215 beltway, links to CANAMEX Trade Corridor.

Facts About the City of Henderson

  • Population: 284,968 ( July 2014 CoH estimate)
  • 2035 projected population: 441,085
  • Nevada's second largest city
  • Land area: 107.73 square miles (U.S. Census 2010 data)
  • General Operating Budget: $225.5 million (CoH)
  • Revenues: 42% Intergovernmental Resources (includes Sales Tax)
  • Expenditures: 55% Public Safety