Austin Crime Lab woes gets even worse – Pushback against DNA upgrades

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Here’s a short bit from why the Austin TX police run crime lab road to recovery just fell off a cliff. The state’s overseers are having resistance to retraining some of the existing employees. As in ……….

“a supervisor’s decision not to tell the district attorney’s office that a freezer housing hundreds of vials of DNA evidence sat broken for eight days, potentially damaging the samples.”

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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