Health and Safety

Department of Health

SECTION 23-1-8

§ 23-1-8. Forensic scientist – Crime detection.

The director of health shall appoint in accordance with law a suitable and qualified forensic scientist to conduct examinations of evidence in connection with scientific crime detection, and for that purpose the director shall cooperate with the Rhode Island state police, the department of the attorney general, and other law enforcement agencies in the matter of scientific crime detection.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 187; G.L. 1956, § 23-1-8; P.L. 2009, ch. 68, art. 5, § 2.)