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
Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
J - Provision of Specialized Services; Z - Salaries and Expenses
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 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 enforcemnt 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 official purposes related to the investigation or subsequent prosecution. Laboratory services and follow-up court testimony, if required, will be provided free of cost to agencies. 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?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
None. None.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
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, VA 22152 US
Phone: (202) 307-8866
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 16 FY 17 FY 18(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18 est $250,000.00; FY 17 est $250,000.00; FY 16$254,788.00;
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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