Daily Archives: April 1, 2011

Former Chorley forensic science site up for sale

The Citizen UK
LANCASHIRE’S former Forensic Science laboratory is up for sale as the final shifts were worked there.
The closure of at the crime-solving facility at Washington Hall, near Chorley, yesterday, had been preceded by the loss of around 200 professional jobs.

Forensics Science Laboratory: Highly-paid scientists idle as lab hit by delays


Express Tribune Pakistan
…The Punjab government paid $650,000 (Rs58.335 million) to get 32 scientists trained in the United States and put them on salaries of Rs80,000 per month. But the FSL, meant to be finished in July 2010, is still only about 70 per cent complete and the highly-paid specialists are doing essentially nothing, a Home Department official said…

Ground officially broken on $36 million Denver Police crime lab

Denver Post
Better Denver Bonds will pay for the construction of a $36 million state-of-the-art police crime lab at 1371 Cherokee St.
Ground was broken this morning for the lab, which should be complete by the middle of next year.

Prisoners exonerated by DNA tests speak at UNT Dallas

North Texas News
DALLAS—Guilty. The pronouncement in court has far reaching effects. For Charles Chatman and Patrick Waller, it meant 27 and 16 years, respectively, in prison for crimes they did not commit.