Left for Dead: DNA lab closes its doors for Missing and Unknown cases. No $$

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Program to identify dead and missing across US put on hold

Another example of the inequality towards forensic science (“..in the middle of an upheaval”) being merely a blip on the funding radar of the prancing ‘tough on crime’ rhetoric coming out of the WH (Trump), its associated Department of Justice (Sessions) and National District Attorney’s Association. (Ramos).

Are they  “Making America Great Again?”

The largest lab that tests DNA for missing people and unidentified dead no longer will accept DNA samples from law enforcement agencies and crime laboratories across the country because of a nearly $1 million cut to its funding.



About csidds

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