In November 2007, Denver, Colorado, voters passed a $38 million bond to fund the redevelopment of the Denver Police Department's Crime Laboratory Bureau. The objective of the new Denver Crime Laboratory was to house all nine units under one roof, including two additional units that were previously at remote locations.
Kneeling in court and swinging a cricket bat at Oscar Pistorius' toilet door, a South African...
In 2009, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy learned that the Detroit Crime Lab had over 11,000...
Chromatographers can now use the latest interactive mobile technology, in addition to standard print and on-line catalogs, to access the comprehensive portfolio of chromatography columns, consumables and accessories from Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Any exoneration is remarkable, of course. Any act of justice after decades of injustice is laudable. It is never too late to put to right a wrong. But what also is striking about this case is how weak it always was, how frequently Glenn Ford's constitutional rights were denied, and yet how determined Louisiana's judges were over decades to defend an indefensible result.
On March 10, fire investigator Steve Probst criticized the Ontario Fire Marshal’s investigation at the scene of Ryerson student Carina Petrache’s 2010 homicide. Probst was testifying as part of Farshad Badakhshan’s defence.
This project explored two approaches to preventing the microbial degradation of ignitable liquid residues in soil samples collected at fire scenes.
Two men traveling with stolen passports on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner were Iranians who had bought tickets to Europe and were probably not terrorists, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Spectronics's OFK-8000A OPTIMAX Multi-Lite LED Forensic Inspection Kit features a cordless, rechargeable flashlight with eight Quik-Connect interchangeable LED heads, each with an internal dome lens that ensures optimum light uniformity.
According to the Department of Justice, some 400,000 “rape kits” are languishing in evidence lockers across the country because local authorities can’t afford to process them. Now the evidence might finally make its way to prosecutors.
Everyone wants to know how attaining VPP status benefits your worksite. The bottom line is that there are many positives both tangible and intangible. It is worth the effort, because realistically, if you are in compliance now, it is not going to be that much extra work.
Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
A woman convicted of the 1976 murder of a University of Nevada-Reno college student may get a new chance at freedom thanks to a new test of DNA found at the crime scene.
With the help of ISAF, Afghanistan now has a new forensics lab to help solve crimes.
It's been a while since the folks at the Connecticut state crime lab were free enough from mismanagement and staggering backlogs to start to focus on the science again.
Minneapolis police and Hennepin County investigators and prosecutors — armed with scientific advances that now allow the most minute traces of evidence to be tested — are pursuing cases with new vigor.
The goal of this research was to enhance the use of Raman spectroscopy and nondestructive surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) analysis techniques to evaluate trace evidence and examine questioned documents.
Andrew Johnson may have to go back to court if he wants the state to compensate him for the 23 years he wrongfully spent behind bars.