Switzerland

Forensic Science Institute Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Name of institute (national language)
Forensisches Institut Zürich
Name of institute (English language)
Forensic Science Institute Zurich
Website
www.crimetec.zh.ch www.wissenschaftlicher-dienst.ch
Director
Director Thomas Fluri
ENFSI’s permanent representative
Dr. Peter W. Pfefferli
E-mail
peter.pfefferli@for-zh.ch
Address
Zeughausstrasse 11
CH-8004
P.O. Box, CH-8021
Zurich
Switzerland
T: 
+41 (0)44 295 41 11

Characteristics

  • Founded 2010; merger of 2 former ENFSI institutes:
    • Forensic Science Division Zurich, Canton Police
    • Scientific Forensic Service Zurich, City Police
  • Quality certified ISO 9001:2008
  • Quality accredited ISO 17020, ISO 17025

Managerial data (2009)

  • Staff total: 153
  • Case load (2009): 8400 reports for police, 1000 reports for courts, 3600 scene of crime examinations

Fields of expertise

  • All traditional forensic fields. Except pathology, anthropology, forensic IT, speech and audio analysis.