The Midwest Forensics Resource Center, based in Ames, lost directed federal funding in 2010 and is running out of money to offer training, casework assistance and research for public crime labs, director David Baldwin said.
Daily Archives: September 1, 2013
MARIANNA, Fla. – Teams of searchers recovered human bones from the sands of Florida Panhandle woodlands on Saturday in a “boot hill” graveyard where juveniles who disappeared from a notorious reform school more than a half-century ago are believed to have been secretly buried.
A leader in this expanding frontier in crime-fighting is right in our backyard. The forensic unit at UC Davis’ veterinary genetics lab is the only one accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, and is called upon by police across the country and sometimes the ocean.