About Sirchie

For over 75 years and servicing well over 100 countries, Sirchie has been THE source for criminal investigation and forensic products and supplies, custom vehicles and accredited training to the worldwide law enforcement community.  Combining first class customer service and adhering to strict manufacturing quality standards enables Sirchie to support and assist a demanding forensic market.

Sirchie is a comprehensive manufacturer and distributor of crime scene investigation and forensic evidence collection supplies. The Company’s products are used by law enforcement agencies around the world to identify, collect, record, analyze, evaluate and archive physical evidence.  Sirchie’s expansive offering extends beyond fingerprint powders and brushes to include forensic light sources, evidence drying cabinets and forensic workstations, optical enhancement equipment, narcotic and blood alcohol test kits, sexual assault and DNA evidence collection kits, gunshot residue collection, personal protection equipment and proprietary law enforcement software.    Sirchie also fabricates and assembles vehicles for evidence collection, mobile command, SWAT, bomb rescue, underwater rescue, prisoner transport, arson investigation, campus police and undercover surveillance through our Vehicle Division in Medford, NJ.  In addition, Sirchie’s Education and Training Division has graduated over 100,000 students, enabling officers to launch or advance their law enforcement career.

Established outside of Philadelphia in 1927 by Francis Sirchie, the company specialized in the fingerprint recording market. Early projects included the rolling of thousands of World War II factory workers’ fingerprints per a federal initiative. In 1976, the Company relocated the corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations to Raleigh, NC. Sirchie has resided at its scenic 125 acre campus featuring 103,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Youngsville, NC since 1992.  Acquisitions over the years include Premier Crown in 1979, Law Enforcement Associates in 1981, ACE Fingerprint Equipment in 1984, the American Institute of Applied Science in 1991 and Faurot Forensics in 2001.

Whether it’s a jar of fingerprint powder, a Reflected Ultra Violet Imaging System, fully equipped mobile crime laboratory or custom hands-on training, Sirchie is committed to provide the global law enforcement community the tools and solutions to fight crime.



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