Daily Archives: May 5, 2012

Bill will decrease backlog of untested rape kits

Amarillo, Texas – DNA evidence is a powerful tool in convicting rapists and other sexual predators, but the nation’s current system for testing that evidence, isn’t designed to handle the massive amount of cases in a timely manner.

Authorities call proposed crime lab closure a public safety threat

UNION COUNTY, Ill. — Law enforcement agencies in southern Illinois said Governor Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Carbondale Crime Lab is flawed.