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Policies

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Crime Laboratory system is accredited in testing, calibration, and crime scene response to guidelines set by ISO/IEC and ANAB.

The TBI's Forensic Services Division strives to provide accurate and objective services using the following policies and procedures.

Forensic Imaging Standard Operating Procedures
Administration
Imaging of Friction Ridge Detail Chapter
Digital Enhancements
Printing Images
Digital Media Protection
Terms and Definitions

Quality Assurance
Scope
Training
Equipment
Chemicals/Reagents
Evidence Handling
Case Documentation
Quality Control

Standard Operating Procedures
Light-Based Methods
     Alternate Light Source
     Reflective Ultra-Violet Imaging System
Physical-Based Methods
     Powder
     Small Particle Reagent (SPR)
     Wet-Wop
Chemical-Based Methods
     Amido Black Methanol
     Amido Black Water
     Coomassie Brilliant Blue
     Cyanoacrylate Fuming
     Dye Stains
     Genetian Violet
     Glacial Acetic Acid
     Ninhydrin
     Sudan Black
     1,2 Indanedione
Comparison
     Friction Ridge Comparison
     AFIS/IAFIS