For documents, declarations, and orders in regards to COVID-19, click the link below. Monitor local news sources for continuing updates.
COVID-19 Related Documents and Declarations

Recertified Operating Plan for Conducting Jury Trials
Visitation at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility will resume April 4, 2021. All visits must be scheduled. Please see the “visit inmate” link for more information.

Crime Lab

Business Hours

The Jefferson County Regional Crime Laboratory’s normal hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for Jefferson County holidays. The lab is closed during the lunch hour and evidence and other deliveries will not be accepted during that time.

If you need to reach the lab during business hours, you may call 409-726-2577.

Occasionally, lab staff may be in a meeting, in training, or out in the field, and voice mail may answer. If you need immediate assistance for court or for crime scene assistance, you may call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch center at 409-835-8411 and request that they contact the Forensic Scientist who is on call for the Crime Lab.

After Hours

Please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch center at 409-835-8411 and request that they contact the Forensic Scientist who is on call for the Crime Lab.

Complaints

Complaints against the Crime Lab or Crime Lab personnel should be directed to the Laboratory Director at 409-726-2577. Written complaints may also be faxed to 409-726-2576.