Evidence of Errors

Number 19917
Subject Crime
Source KHOU-TV (Houston)
State TX
Year 2002
Publication Date November 11, 12, 13, 15, 18 and December 12, 2002
Summary KHOU-TV found that the Houston Police Department crime lab was making egregious mistakes, that had put innocent people in prison and the guilty free or undetected. As a result of this investigation, all DNA testing at the lab was stopped and more than 600 cases are being reexamined.
Category
Pages 83
Keywords police crime lab;Houston Police Department;DNA;experts reports;TAPE;TV;TRANSCRIPT
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