Daily Archives: April 4, 2011

Muskegon’s DNA collection in state prisons may start a statewide trend, prosecutors say


Michigan News
Other prosecutors are advocating statewide imitation of last week’s collection of DNA samples from 118 inmates in Muskegon’s state prisons, in a joint operation of the state police and Muskegon County Prosecutor Tony Tague using a search warrant signed by a district-court magistrate.

DNA smoking gun puts crims in crosshairs


Adelaide Now Australia
DNA technologyis reaching the stage where a genetic profile can be gleaned from a single bullet’s shell.

Murderers ‘may go free’ if forensic labs shut


Yorkshire Post UK
Major crime investigations in Yorkshire could be hampered because the region’s police forces will be hit hardest by controversial Government plans to close forensic laboratories.

New DNA test for unsolved crimes

The West Austrailian
Forensic samples from major unsolved crimes could be retested to potentially identify suspects using a new DNA analysis technique which police say will revolutionise crime investigation in WA.

NC Dems want independent crime lab


Wake County News North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. —
State lawmakers are trying to move the forensic crime lab out of the control of the State Bureau of Investigation.