NOTICE:All law enforcement agencies submitting evidence to the SLED Forensic Services Laboratory must have an iLAB account. Cases must be pre-logged before submission and the printed Packing Slip must be submitted with the evidence. Please do NOT seal the Packing Slip inside sealed evidence packaging. To schedule an appointment to drop off evidence call 803-896-7302. Please see the “What is iLAB” section below for more information regarding iLAB accounts.
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The Drug Analysis Department no longer attaches the Certification of Proof of Physical Custody or Control form to completed reports. This form is scanned in and will remain on file in the Laboratory. Any agency that needs a copy of this form should contact the Laboratory at 803-896-7300.
If you cannot access the log in screen because you are receiving an a browser error when trying to access the log in page, please contact the SLED IT Help Desk at 803-896-8588 or send an email to ITWorkRequest@sled.sc.gov.
What is iLAB?
iLAB is a web-based system located securely on the SLED web site. It enables authorized users the ability to pre-log cases for submission to the SLED Forensics Lab, download completed reports and view current information on cases already submitted to the lab.
Tutorials on pre-logging evidence and retrieving case information are listed on the Dashboard once signed into iLAB. Send all questions, requests for new iLAB accounts and/or password changes to iLABRequests@sled.sc.gov. One of our staff will respond as soon as possible.
If you are not sure of your access to the iLAB system, please contact your evidence department or the Point of Contact for your agency.
If you require further assistance, please contact the Forensics Laboratory at 803-896-7300 and ask for Forensic Technology to speak with a iLab administrator.
Eligibility to Obtain a User Name and Password
Only individuals who meet the following requirements are eligible to obtain a user name and password to access iLAB:
Individuals actively employed within a law enforcement agency or prosecutor’s office who submit evidence to and/or retrieve case information from the Laboratory for the purpose of obtaining results that will be used in a court of law,
Individuals actively employed within a correctional facility verifying CODIS submission samples to eliminate duplicate submissions.
Individuals must have a valid official law enforcement email address. Valid email accounts will end in .gov, .mil, .us or .org,etc.
iLAB users must have a unique user id and password. Shared user ids are a violation of the SLED security policy. Violation of this policy may result in loss of access.
No user name or password will be issued to any individual or agency who does not meet these criteria.
Requesting iLAB Accounts
To request an iLAB account(s), submit an iLAB Access Request Form for each individual obtaining an account to iLABrequests@sled.sc.gov. The request will be processed in the order it is received. Users will be provided a User ID and temporary password upon activation.
SLED policy requires that passwords meet the following criteria:
Passwords must contain a minimum of 8 characters. They must be a combination of alpha, numeric, and special characters and must contain at least: one upper case letter, one lower case letter, one number, and one special character.
Passwords must change every 90 days and must not be repeated within 10 uses.
The system will alert users upon log in 15 days prior to password expiration. In addition a reminder will be sent to the user's email address. If the expiration date is reached and the password has not been changed, the system will lock the user account. To unlock the account, a request including then User ID and agency name must be submitted to iLABrequests@sled.sc.gov. The request will be processed in the order it is received and the users will be notified upon reactivation of the account.
Separating From an Agency
When an iLAB user separates from an agency, it is the responsibility of the agency to notify SLED Forensic Technology immediately. The User ID must be deactivated immediately upon the vacating individual’s separation from the agency to prevent further access by the individual. Deactivated accounts will not be reassigned to new users. Send separation notifications to iLABrequests@sled.sc.gov.
Forensic Analysis Requests
Analysis requests and corresponding explanations listed by department that are avaiLABle in the SLED Forensics Lab. If you still have questions about your evidence submissions please contact the lab at 803-896-7300.