Daily Archives: April 2, 2012

Privatisation is a catastrophe, warns godfather of forensics

The Independent UK
Abolition of Forensic Science Service has led to miscarriages of justice, says DNA pioneer

RI man faces trial in 2007 sex assault case

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Nearly five years ago, police say a 16-year-old girl was picked up while she was walking from a party on the east side of Providence, driven to a vacant lot, sexually assaulted and threatened by a man with a knife.

2-year-old Sheriff’s forensics lab now part of FBI network of criminal DNA

South Carolina
Apr 02, 2012 (The Island Packet – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — For criminals, making a clean getaway in Beaufort County is not as easy as it used to be.