Forensics: Director of D.C.’s troubled crime lab resigns after scathing audit report

Good grief. Their ballistics unit got the previous director fired. Back then the lab was praised for being independent from law enforcement. Then law enforcement took it back.

The agency botched a ballistics exam in a murder case, then “misrepresented” its mistake, a panel of experts found.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/jenifer-smith-dfs-resign/2021/05/19/3c43292e-b8f6-11eb-a5fe-bb49dc89a248_story.html

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