Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Montgomery Laboratory

General Info

The Montgomery Regional Laboratory services 24 counties in Alabama in the area of Forensic Biology and Firearms and Toolmark. These counties include Autauga, Wilcox, Dallas, Chilton, Elmore, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Lee, Russell, Macon, Montgomery, Bulter, Crenshaw, Covington, Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Houston, Henry, Barbour, Bullock, Randolph,
Lowndes, and Pike.

The Montgomery Regional Laboratory services 16 counties in the area of Drug Chemistry. These counties include Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Crenshaw, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Wilcox, Pike, Covington, Coffee, Dale, Henry, Houston and Geneva. 

Please take a Virtual Tour of the Montgomery Lab.


Types of Evidence Accepted

The Montgomery Regional Lab will only accept evidence for Drug Chemistry, Forensic Biology, and Firearm and Tool Mark.  For Fire Debris and Toxicology evidence, please submit the evidence to the Birmingham/Hoover Laboratory.

Lab Info


Montgomery Laboratory
525 Carter Hill Road
Montgomery, AL 36106


Office: (334) 242-2938
Fax: (334) 240-3284
Laboratory Director - Katherine T. Richert
Email: kathy.richert@adfs.alabama.gov

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Closed daily from 12 pm - 1 pm
and state holidays.

Contact Info


Title Name and Email Phone Extension
Lab Director Katherine Richert Ext. 105
Firearms and Toolmark Section Chief Adam Grooms Ext. 106
Drug Chemistry Section Chief Rachelle Shelton Ext. 115
Forensic Biology Section Chief Carl Mauterer Ext. 200

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