Timothy P. Rohrig, PhD., F-ABFT
f. 316.383.4535 - Main
f. 316.660.0999 - Director
f. 316.660.0998 - Evidence
f. 316.941.5122 - Medical Investigations / Records
1109 N. Minneapolis
Wichita, KS 67214
The Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center officially opened on
December 21st, 1995. The Center is a stand-alone Forensic Laboratory and Medical Examiner / Coroner Office.
In April of 1996, the Forensic Science Laboratories began
accepting cases for firearms examination. Three months later, the Biology
Section provided forensic examinations for the identification of biological
fluids. After mandatory accreditation by the State of Kansas, the
Toxicology Laboratory began producing comprehensive examinations in post-mortem
toxicology to support the District Coroner in September of 1996. This was
followed by the FSL providing forensic drug identification for local and
regional law enforcement agencies. In November of 1996, arson/fire debris
analysis was added to the Criminalistics Section. In January 1997, the
center opened the first STR DNA Laboratory in the State of Kansas. The
Trace unit was expanded in 1998 to provide forensic analysis of paint and
A commitment to excellence has guided the development of this
full service center. Under the guidance of nationally recognized scientists, the
Center provides timely reports, cost effective analyses and expert testimony.
Support staff includes experienced forensic investigators, autopsy technicians,
and forensic scientists as well as clerical and administrative staff.
As a regional facility, the Center provides services to
out-of-county entities on a fee for service basis. For more information
please call us at (316) 660-4800.
To promote the health and public safety of the residents of
Sedgwick County and surrounding communities and to support the criminal justice
system by providing quality medico-legal and forensic laboratory services.
The Mission of
Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community
so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and
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