February 19, 2019

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences

Governor Ivey awards grants to Forensic Sciences to battle drugs

Gov. Kay Ivey has amped up the arsenal in the fight against opioids and other illegal or abused drugs through $386,207 in grants to the state Department of Forensic Sciences.

Ivey awarded grants of $206,207 and $126,000 that will enable Forensic Sciences to purchase two state-of-the-art substance analyzers capable of rapidly analyzing and identifying prescription and illegal drugs, including opioids. The analyzers are also expected to help reduce a backlog of drug cases. Read the complete press release from ADECA below.








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