DeWine said his biggest challenge will be to fix what’s wrong with the state crime lab, where he said slow processing times for DNA tests, rape kits, fingerprints and other forensic evidence are inhibiting law enforcement around the state.
”The efficiency level there is abysmal, and has very real, very serious consequences for victims of crime and for public safety,” he said. ” . . . We need an attorney general that thinks like a prosecutor, and who understands the pain and anguish of crime victims.”