IFRI serves local and national law enforcement efforts in the application of scientific principles to the administration of justice. The formal partnerships between the institute, law enforcement agencies, government laboratories, and corporations results in a unique center for research and training in the forensic sciences. A large number of institute-affiliated FIU faculty conduct research and provide forensic expertise including the Miami-Dade Police Department, Dade County Medical Examiner's Office, Broward Sheriff's Office, Broward County Medical Examiner's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

IFRI’s mission is to conduct original research in forensic science, transfer technologies from other scientific disciplines for use in forensic applications, provide scientific expertise to the law enforcement and legal community and to provide needed continuing education and advanced training to practicing scientists.

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