So not only was there a supervisor with a criminal background, who was supposedly stealing drugs from cases, but the drug section in general is apparently run like a third-world sweatshop. Employees there have a work load 5 — 7 times what is normal for California.
“The lab will not reopen until corrective measures are taken
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Apparently at least one San Francisco judge is concerned about the lack of communication between the police, prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys in San Francisco, regarding the controversy related to the San Francisco PD Crime Lab drug testing section.
A San Francisco Judge has ordered the police and the District Attorney to turn over more than 1,100
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The Houston Chronicle, a popular source for information about the infamous Houston PD crime lab, just ran an op-ed piece on changes in policy at the Harris County Prosecutor’s Office.
What can you do with one molecule of crack? Nothing, really. It won’t get you high, and you can’t sell it. Heck: You can’t even see it.
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