Longstanding concerns remain about the reliability of certain forensics evidence in criminal cases across the country, as research increasingly shows that techniques such as comparisons of hair found at crime scenes, handwriting analyses, bite-mark evidence and certain ballistics tests are scientifically flawed.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he is forming a "forensic science working group" whose top missions will be setting uniform standards for how experts testify about such evidence and creating a program to monitor the accuracy of forensic testimony.
It will also conduct a broad look at the personnel and equipment needs of the nation's overburdened crime labs, among other aims.
He made the announcement during a private gathering of forensics professionals in Atlanta.
Victim reported that 2 black male suspects entered his residence through a rear sliding glass door and stole an iphone 7.
Victim stated there was video of the incident, but would need the landlord to download video.
at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheater, followed by demonstrations every hour on the hour from the Boynton... Officers responded to the above address in reference to a shots fired call. 17-061571 R/A W/O Violence 200 NW 17th Avenue hours B/M Jerry Horeb 12/25/96 was charged with Resisting Arrest w/o violence. Marine officers responded to a boat fire and assisted in extinguishing the flames and evacuating the occupants. Officers assisted with evacuating injured occupants and are conducting a BUI investigation. During the course of the arrest Millines resisted and several officers were required to use force to subdue him. Unknown suspects made entry to vehicles by breaking windows with a spring loaded center punch.
Upon arrival they were unable to locate any evidence or witnesses to substantiate the allegation. 17-061937 2356 hours Possession of Concealed Firearm 300 N. 17-061583 Burglary Res Delayed 220 NW 20th Ct hours Victim advised that she left her residence on October 15, 2017 at and when she returned on October 25, 2017 she noticed her front door was unlocked. 17-061317 1605 hours Stolen Vehicle 219 NE 6th Ave Victim reported her gray 2015 Nissan Altima (no assigned tag) stolen from the above location. 17-061348 1907 hours Failed to Stop 100 NW 10th Ave. The burglaries were believed to have taken place between 19 hours. The locations included Carrabas, LA Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness and Orange Theory Fitness.
Police reports are generally available 7-10 business days after the date of occurrence. The Marine Unit responded to a head on boat collision in the proximity of the Woolbright Bridge.
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