Crime Lab
Finger Printing

Sheriff's Office - Crime Lab

Crime Lab VehicleThe St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab and Property Unit operates under the direction of the Criminal Investigations Division. Crime Lab Technicians are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to respond to major crime scenes for the collection and processing of evidence. Technicians are also available to assist patrol officers and Maryland State Police Troopers when requested.

Crime Lab Technicians are responsible for conducting thorough crime scene analysis, photographing and collecting items having evidentiary value according to best practices/standards and preserving the items collected for future use in criminal court Crime Lab Workcases.

Technicians also provide electronic fingerprinting services to the citizens of St. Mary’s County utilizing the most modern equipment available.