National Forensic Laboratory Information System (NFLIS)

Age Groups
Geographic Units


Mostly national-level, but also some regional, state, and city data. 

Current Data Format

PDF reports available for download on the DEA website 

Comparable to National Dataset?

NFLIS is national data. 

Data Owners

Drug Enforcement Administration

Strategic Data Need

State, local, and federal forensic laboratory drug chemistry analysis results of substances secured in law enforcement operations, monitoring illegal drug abuse and trafficking, diversion of legally manufactured pharmaceutical drugs into illegal markets, supports drug regulatory and scheduling efforts and informs drug policy/enforcement initiatives. 




Measurements require a lot of cleaning. 


National Forensic Laboratory Information System, DEA Diversion Control Division. Available at