Daily Archives: June 26, 2011

George Carmody, a ‘brilliant’ forensic scientist


Ottawa Citizen Canada
OTTAWA — George Carmody was considered a “gentleman of science,” a former Carleton University professor who could make the most difficult science topic understandable.

Time, money running out for state’s cold cases

Globe Gazette Iowa
DES MOINES — Time and money are running out for the state’s two-person cold case unit.

Bill would double size of DNA database


MPNnow.com — New York
The state Legislature recently considered a bill that would double the size of the state’s DNA database, which uses genetic information to help solve crimes.

Pulse of The People: Expand the databank

The Record
“As president of the New York State Sheriff’s Association, today I joined with survivors of violent assaults, advocates, district attorneys, elected officials and other sheriffs from across New York state to push for passage of legislation that would allow for the collection of DNA from any convicted criminal.”