Kentucky State Police Central Forensic Laboratory
Jeremy Triplett is the director of the Kentucky State Police Central Forensic Laboratory in Frankfort, Kentucky where he oversees the day-to-day operations of the full service, ISO 17025 accredited laboratory. Jeremy has more than eighteen years of experience in forensic science with a background in forensic drug chemistry analysis and has testified in local, state, and federal courts. As former seized drugs technical leader, Jeremy oversaw training programs, policy and procedure revisions, and internal audits for the six KSP seized drug laboratories, statewide, and led the transition of the KSP Seized Drugs section from ASCLD-LAB Legacy accreditation to the ISO 17025 International standard. Jeremy regularly interfaces with policymakers in Kentucky regarding forensic science, criminal justice, and controlled substances issues facing the Commonwealth.
Jeremy is a Past-President of the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD), an organization of crime laboratory directors and managers dedicated to providing excellence in forensic science through leadership and innovation. From 2014-2017, Jeremy served as chairman of the Forensic Science Standards Board of the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees. Jeremy is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and serves as a technical assessor in seized drugs for ANAB, where he has participated in several assessments of forensic science laboratories inside and outside of the United States. Jeremy received a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Kentucky and an M.S. in pharmacy from the University of Florida.