Law Enforcement and Legal

MORE THAN RESULTS. EXPERIENCE. NMS Labs experts anticipate your needs, so when a new drug appears, we get to work.


Police departments, courtrooms, and attorneys the world over recognize our professionalism, expertise and cutting-edge application of forensic sciences. Our team of board-certified forensic toxicologists, criminalists and scientists offers:

  • Over 2,500 assays for commonly abused and therapeutic drugs in overdose and impairment cases

  • A proactive, comprehensive portfolio of novel psychoactive substances (NPS) testing that keeps you a step ahead so your enforcement and compliance tools won’t become obsolete

  • Toxicology testing specifically designed for Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) and law enforcement, covering the seven DRE drug categories and all priority drug groups targeted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

  • Partnering with you to bring a total solution for oral fluid, blood and urine testing in DUID cases

  • Forensic chemistry, including controlled substances and pharmaceuticals identification, and assisting in the detection of tampering, fraud or diversion

  • Forensic biology, including high-sensitivity DNA and serology

  • Testing for drugs in difficult sample types, including tissues, bodily fluids and clothing 

  • A proven track record for handling casework overflow and reducing backlogs

  • Extensive experience in analyzing criminal and civil proceedings and providing expert legal opinions and courtroom testimony on even the most complex of cases



NMS Labs is the only independent forensic facility in the nation to be certified by both the ABFT (American Board of Forensic Toxicology) and ASCLD/LAB-International (American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board) ISO 17025. ISO 17025 accreditation covers the disciplines of Toxicology, DNA, serology and controlled substances. We diligently maintain and exceed the high standards set by these organizations, so that you can have the utmost confidence in your testing results.