Daily Archives: January 9, 2011

CSI chief condemns forensic cuts


The Independent UK
…Joseph Bono, president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, in effect the US’ most senior CSI, has written to the Home Secretary, Theresa May, and Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke, urging them to stop the planned closure of the FSS which is reportedly losing £2m a month. He says that handing over forensic science responsibilities to an untested privatised system will have “serious repercussions” for Britain’s next major case and is not in the best interest of its citizens…