Evidence has taken as long as 300 days for the KBI to process, a statistic the bureau would like to see decrease to 60.
Robert Johnson, who heads the DA's forensic services unit, said they realized that it's futile to try to retrofit the detectives for the digital age when most of them began their careers before the Internet. cops using plant DNA to fight crime DNA marking is a method of tracking property in which owners mark an item with a solution containing plant DNA, then register their names with a special serial number.
Senate Bill 104 would provide the center with the status as a criminal justice agency, therefore making it eligible for grant dollars available through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other federal agencies.
The Herald Dispatch - LACIE PIERSON - March 2, 2016 Partnership provides forensic training, equipment to Alabama law enforcement agencies The center is hosting multiple training events to help police and sheriffs’ departments reduce the number of backlogged reports by improving the quality and timeliness of forensic evidence collected at the crime scenes, especially DNA evidence.
The Olympian - MELISSA SANTOS - March 15, 2016 A look inside the Brandon Police Forensic Identification Unit Lanny Stewart of the Westman Journal recently spent an afternoon with the Brandon Police Service Forensic Identification Unit, getting an all-access pass to what goes on 'behind the scenes'.
Westman Journal - Lanny Stewart - March 15, 2016 Solving the crime lab conundrum: Technology could bring lab to crime scene In his lab, Mulligan has managed to miniaturize an existing instrument known as the mass spectrometer.