Daily Archives: May 29, 2011

Detroit’s abandoned crime lab adds to a disturbing U.S. trend

Detroit Free Press
The stunning discovery of piles of evidence in a rotting old building last week put Detroit on a growing national list of crime labs accused in recent years of making big mistakes.

Justice Department Examines Untested Rape Kits Filling Up Police Storage Rooms

Fox News
With law enforcement officers relying more and more on DNA evidence to convict or exonerate suspects, a new Justice Department report raises concerns over the tens of thousands of old rape kits piling up in police evidence rooms across the country.