Oakland County Crime Lab has recently been ASCLD-LAB certified. They claim that as a result they can apply for federal grants. They could always apply, ASCLD-LAB doesn’t have control over federal grant money, yet.
The Michigan State Police Crime Lab is right to seemingly question “why?”
DNA, like trace analysis, is a discipline of forensic since generally
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Even if there were no “sealed evidence kits” laying around, the case files and live ammunition should have been collected when Detroit PD crime lab vacated the building.
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr. said today that there was no evidence left behind in the closed Detroit Police Crime Lab on Brush Street, this after the Free
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It appears the Detroit Police Department has been “punished” enough, and the legislature has funded a brand new crime lab.
The police crime lab planned for the proposed Detroit police and fire headquarters received funding from the Legislature early Friday, putting it at least one step ahead of the entire project that is to occupy the former MGM
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The Detroit Crime Lab might be re-opening. If it does, it will be under the Michigan State Police, not Detroit PD.
If city officials open a crime lab in a new police headquarters, the facility won’t be staffed by Detroit police.
Detroit police tell the Detroit Free Press for a story Tuesday that Michigan State Police will
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The City of Detroit will be paying $1 Million to Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office to have one year’s worth of evidence investigated. That’s a lot of money. This is the perfect example of why it is better to pay a little extra up front, to have a sufficient number of properly trained laboratory analysts,
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