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About csidds

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

Forensics: Shady police lie detector. Wrongfully convicted brothers sue for $125M after 25 years in prison

The exonerated brothers from Pontiac spent 25 years in prison for a 1995 rape and murder they did not commit. — Read on http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/oakland/2022/11/29/wrongfully-convicted-brothers-sue-for-125m-after-25-years-in-prison/69685727007/

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Forensics: Man found guilty of attempting to murder MPD forensic scientist

A man was found guilty of trying to have a Minneapolis Police Department forensic scientist killed after a shooting on April 20 left her critically injured. — Read on kstp.com/kstp-news/local-news/man-found-guilty-of-attempting-to-murder-mpd-forensic-scientist/

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Forensics: 12 years since found, John Doe added to #NamUS national database list of unidentified remains in Yakima County

Only 13 states are mandated to report cases to public accessible NamUS. This must change. Information about human remains found in the Naches River in April 2010 has been added to a national database of missing, unidentified and unclaimed person … Continue reading

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Forensics: Military weapons including chemicals and robots. SF cops want to let robots shoot people, but supes will be dubious

SF cops want to let robots shoot people, but supes will be dubious – 48 hills — Read on 48hills.org/2022/11/sf-cops-want-to-let-robots-shoot-people-but-the-supes-are-going-to-be-dubious/

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Forensics: UK ‘SmartWater’ sprays assault attackers with traceable chemicals. Also used to protect property.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-60414452

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Forensics: Colorado Springs shooter Aldrich audio demanding newspaper remove story about his bomb threat arrest two years ago.

http://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRCJgaDK/

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Typical #NamUS Unidentified case: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is Requesting The Public’s Assistance In Locating Next Of Kin For The Following Deceased Individual

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is Requesting The Public’s Assistance In Locating Next Of Kin For The Following Deceased Individual – The Katy News — Read on thekatynews.com/2022/11/21/harris-county-institute-of-forensic-sciences-is-requesting-the-publics-assistance-in-locating-next-of-kin-for-the-following-deceased-individual-4/

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Forensics: BREAKING. Reports: Colorado Mass Shooting Suspect Is Grandson of outgoing California Assembly’s Randy Voepel

Media reports Sunday said outgoing Assemblyman Randy Voepel is the grandfather of the 22-year-old man accused of killing five at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub. — Read on timesofsandiego.com/crime/2022/11/20/reports-colorado-mass-shooting-suspect-is-grandson-of-assemblys-randy-voepel/

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Forensics: 2nd gunshot victim found in search for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre graves

A second gunshot victim was found among 32 new graves in the search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. — Read on abc7chicago.com/2nd-gunshot-victim-found-in-search-for-1921-tulsa-race-massacre-graves/12471735/

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Forensics: Dirty Cops. Nearly 200 convictions linked to discredited NYPD cops dismissed at Manhattan DA’s request

Nearly 200 misdemeanor convictions tied to eight former New York Police Department officers who were themselves previously convicted of crimes have been vacated at the request of the Manhattan district attorney’s office. — Read on http://www.cnn.com/2022/11/19/us/manhattan-da-vacate-misdemeanor-convictions/index.html

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