Independent forensic science

This article discusses the pros and cons of crime labs based within police agencies versus independent crime labs, and describes the surprising case of Jalisco, Mexico, which has successfully utilized an independent lab for 18 years.


One Response to “Independent forensic science”

  1. Gunther Says:

    Great article. We do need to treat lab people as professionals and give them more thorough training to do their jobs. The problem I see is how will the evidence collect by the lab people and their testimony be allowed in court when you have judges and district attorneys trying to prevent them from doing so.

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