National Gendarmerie
The National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology of the National Gendarmerie (INCC/GN)

    The National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology of the National Gendarmerie (INCC/GN) is an achievement that comes to strengthen the capacity to fight crime in all its forms by introducing science into the judicial and criminal process. The expertise practices provided by the INCC/GN, are part of the manifestation of the truth and the citizen's right to justice enforced by the constitution.

     Mastering advanced forensic techniques strengthens the capacity of the institution in facing a mutant crime that does not hesitate to use new technologies. More than an institutional asset, the INCC/GN is an instrument at the service of justice in its commitment to fight against crime.


    • Conduct expertise and scientific examinations at the request of magistrates, investigators and entitled authorities.
    • Provide scientific assistance to units during complex investigations.
    • Design and build databases, in accordance with the law.
    • Participate in studies and analyses related to the prevention and reduction of all forms of crime.


    • Contribute to the definition of a better policy of fighting against crime.
    • Initiate and conduct crime-related research using state-of-the-art technologies.
    • Work towards the development of applied research and methods of investigation that have been effective in the field of criminology and forensic science at the national and international levels.
    • Participate in the organisation of post-graduate development and training cycles in the specialties of criminal sciences.


Accreditations of laboratories
    From the very beginning, the INCC/GN has adopted a quality management system, which has allowed to obtain formal recognition both nationally and internationally of its technical and organizational competences.

    The INCC/GN is accredited in the field of criminalistics with 56 analytical methods in accordance with ISO / IEC 17020 and ISO / IEC 17025 by the Algerian board of accreditation ALGERAC.