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Numerous Procedural Issues Discovered in Michigan State Police Crime Labs

July 6, 2012 1 comment

Following inspection of the Michigan State Police’s seven crime labs numerous procedural issues related to incomplete record keeping and improper storage of chemicals were discovered. The Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division has until the end of July 2012 to fix more than 100 “corrective action requests.” The accredation of the Michigan State Police crime labs are at stake, as they have been told that they will receive no further extensions.

In light of these findings, Michigan criminal defense attorneys have been given reason to further question and challenge the labs’ findings.

You can read more from the Detroit News article here.