Zurich Forensic Science Institute

An affiliate of the Zurich Canton Police and the Zurich City Police

Forensisches Institut Zürich

As an affiliate of the Zurich Canton Police and the Zurich City Police the Zurich Forensic Science Institute (FOR) offers comprehensive services in the areas of forensics and accident investigation – from preserving the scene and collecting evidence to forensic analysis in the laboratory and expert testimony in court.

The FOR currently employs around 160 police officers and civilians. The tried and true mix of police and scientific/technical expertise is actively promoted.

Thanks to its comprehensive array of services, the FOR is the leading centre of forensic competence in Switzerland, managing and conducting investigations for both national and international partner organisations.