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  • FOX 5 Atlanta $2 Tests: Bad Arrests

    "Test kits don't lie." That's what we heard on dash cam video as another cop led another innocent Georgian to jail based on the false positive results of a drug field test. In fact, some test kits do lie, and sometimes with terrible consequences. Our investigation provided a first-time look at the big picture and continues to change the way law enforcement trusts these tests.
  • Sexual Assault Test Kits

    KOAA-TV News 5 Guardians determined most area law enforcement agencies were not having sexual assault test kits completed by health care facilities sent to a state agency for processing. A state lawmaker objected to the unprocessed evidence and proposed a new law. A woman who was a sexual assault victim offered the perspective of a victim.