Category Archives: forensic evidence exaggeration

Forensics: Lack of effective police oversight: A Watchdog Accused Officers of Serious Misconduct. Few Were Punished.

These facts brought us the polticized, misunderstood, and ineptly misapplied media phrase “defund the police.” An analysis by The New York Times found that the N.Y.P.D. has reduced or rejected recommendations for stiff discipline of officers in about 71 percent … Continue reading

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Forensics: Whistleblower files complaint against Fort Worth crime lab

A police officer at the lab says all is OK. His credibility is not the best. What’s a cop running an internal audit? Its because the cops run the show. Their history of interference in forensic casework is notorious. An … Continue reading

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Forensics: OMG. Ballistics ID refused. A D.C. judge’s much-needed opinion on ‘junk science’ – The Washington Post

Ballistic IDs got seriously limited in this one. Judge says “no expert opinion without science to back it up.” You know, stuff abt accuracy and error rates. DAs and USDOJers say all is still good with police forensics. Not. Much … Continue reading

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Forensics: DC judge orders forensic lab to turn over firearms documents sought by prosecutors

An audit of the police gun lab shows multiple gun-matching “discrepancies.” A judge has ordered D.C.’s forensic sciences lab to turn over several documents related to a botched firearms analysis at the center of an ongoing murder case. — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: While Trump golfs, El Paso moves to 10 mobile morgues for COVID-19 deaths as judge wants to extend shutdown |

Multiply this times the entire US 50 states. El Paso County leaders tell KFOX14 the county is struggling with a wave of COVID-19 deaths, and it’s having to more than double morgue capacity to keep up. County Judge Ricardo Samaniego … Continue reading

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Forensics: Facial recognition: Why Kamala Harris is the modern beauty icon the world needs 

Whatta load of crap. Harris looks every inch the modern politician, and her image speaks volumes — Read on http://www.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/news/liner-lashes-lip-gloss-youthful-beauty-tricks-behind-kamala/

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Forensics: Use of scientifically flawed bitemarker evidence gets Seaside man a new sentence.

Sounds like another ABFO bitemarker (from Oregon?) has joined the list of dentists discredited as being believers in junk science. That makes abt 30 having had ABFO membership. Many have been presidents of this bunch of +/-100. Somehow the august … Continue reading

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Forensics: The truth of about plea deals. Most criminal justice in Colorado comes through plea deals, but DAs don’t track whether the process is racially biased

“Most?” Only 1% go to trial. This means that 99% of any forensic opinions favoring the prosecutors never get an independent review presented before the court. Most criminal justice in Colorado comes through plea deals, but DAs don’t track whether … Continue reading

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AAAS Fellow, Statistician Alicia Carriquiry Explains the Perils of Faulty Forensic Science Analysis | American Association for the Advancement of Science

Alicia is very polite. She is politely describing junk forensic sciences. Very politely. Did I mention polite? AAAS Fellow, Statistician Alicia Carriquiry Explains the Perils of Faulty Forensic Science Analysis | American Association for the Advancement of Science — Read … Continue reading

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Forensics: Is fairness in the NYPD’s DNA? – Sarah Chu says NO!

In essence, the cops demand the Medical Examiner follow their bidding. The MEs object. The cops want to keep their powerbase sancrosanct. Thats why the lie to the public about their “fair” unregulated DNA archive. In recent days, the NYPD’s … Continue reading

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