Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI)


    Joseph Morbitzer                   Heinz Von Eckartsberg

       Superintendent                Assistant Superintentdent

Section Phone Number:  740-845-2000 /                                                          855-224-6446

AGO Help Center:             800-282-0515

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Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI)

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation, known as BCI, is the state’s official crime lab serving the criminal justice community and protecting Ohio families.  BCI also provides expert criminal investigative services to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies upon request.  With offices throughout the state, BCI stands ready to respond 24/7 to local law enforcement agencies’ needs at no cost to the requesting agency.

Staff at BCI work every day to provide the highest level of service. This includes special agents who are on call 24/7 to offer investigative assistance at crime scenes, knowledgeable scientists and forensic specialists using cutting-edge technology to process evidence to bring criminals to justice, and criminal intelligence analysts and identification specialists who help local law enforcement solve cases.

Experienced special agents, forensic scientists, and other law enforcement experts staff BCI’s three main divisions:

Compliment a member of our staff by e-mailing us at: BCI@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.

File a complaint by e-mailing us at: BCI@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.

BCI Main Office
1560 State Route 56 SW
P.O. Box 365
London, OH 43140
Toll-free: 855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446)
Phone: 740- 845-2000
Email: BCI@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov (this email account is only monitored during business hours, Monday - Friday. For issues requiring immediate attention, please call 855-BCI-OHIO.)

BCI Richfield Office
4055 Highlander Parkway
Richfield, OH 44286
Phone: 330- 659-4600

BCI Bowling Green Office
750 North College Drive
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419- 353-5603

BCI Youngstown Office
20 W. Federal Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
Phone: 330- 884-7555

BCI Athens Office
86 Columbus Circle, Suite 202
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740- 249-4378

BCI Cambridge Office
1225 Woodlawn Avenue
Cambridge, OH 43725

BCI Springfield Office
130 N. Fountain Avenue
Springfield, Ohio 45502
Phone: 740-845-2000