Law Enforcement Assistance_Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs_Laboratory Analysis


To provide technical assistance to dully constituted state, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies regarding specialized forensic examinations involving drug evidence.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Drug Enforcement Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Comprehensive Drug and Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Any duly constituted State and local law enforcement agency in the United States or any of its possessions.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any duly constituted State and local law enforcement agency in the United States or any of its possessions.
A formal written request is required from an appropriate official of the requesting law enforcement agency. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Made in the form of a letter on official letterhead to the Director of the DEA Laboratory which services the regional area where the agency is located; or to DEA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20537; Attn: Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Forensic Sciences.
Award Procedure
Note: This is not a grant program. No funding is available.
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
DEA laboratories will conduct specialized forensic chemical analysis and examinations involving drug evidence for duly constituted state, county, and municipal law enforecemnt agencies on an as needed basis, in accordance with DEA policy and procedures. This service supplements but does not replace services provided by state, county, or municipal laboratories. The agencies/laboratories requesting the service must not have the capability of conducting the examination(s)requested. Examinations are made with the understanding that the evidence is connected with an official investigation of a criminal matter related to the mission of the DEA, and that the resulting laboratory report will be used only for offical purposes related to the investigation or subsequent prosecution. Laboratory services and follow-up court testimony, if required, will be provided free of cost to agenices. DEA will assist state, county, and municipal agency laboratories with the training of their forensic chemists, as necessary and where appropriate. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A GRANT PROGRAM. NO FUNDING IS AVAILABLE.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
None. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: None.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Please contact the field laboratories of the DEA; see Appendix IV of the catalog for a list of addresses.
Headquarters Office
Office of Forensics Sciences 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152 Phone: (202) 307-8866
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries) FY 14 $604,785; FY 15 est $605,000; and FY 16 est $605,000. (Salaries) FY 14 Not Available; FY 15 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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