Requests for analysis will be made through Portal. The approval of this request establishes the agreement by the Unified Metropolitan Forensic Crime Laboratory (UMFCL) to perform analysis. The UMFCL maintains the right to determine course and scope of any testing performed. All results will be communicated with the requesting agency. Information remains confidential. However, information may be released for judicial and investigatory purposes. In the event the UMFCL is required by court order to release information outside of the course of normal business, the UMFCL will notify the customer of the release of information, unless prohibited by law.