Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

FBI rolls out $1 billion facial recognition system, Next Generation Identification


The FBI has been pilot-testing the high-tech program, which compiles mugshots, DNA information, iris scans and voice recognition, in several states since February.

Police confirm bag holds woman’s remains

New York
NIAGARA, N.Y., Sept. 10 (UPI) — A bag containing more remains of a woman last seen near Niagara, N.Y., in late August was found during the weekend near Duck Island, police said

DNA evidence against Grant lacking; Derksen trial heads to appeal

Canada
Two respected Canadian scientists are joining a U.S. colleague in disputing the reliability of DNA evidence used to convict a city sex offender of murder in one of Winnipeg’s most haunting historical homicide cases.

Police courier system used as a DNA crime roadblock

Australia
Lawyers are using a landmark police courier system – praised for helping fix the state’s DNA backlog crisis – to argue for evidence to be thrown out of criminal trials.

SmallPond™ Adds Case Management Module


September 7, 2012 — Indianapolis, Indiana — SmallPond, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gale Force Software Corporation, announces the addition of Case Management to its SmallPond™ DNA Profile Matching System.