Colo. Crime Labs “Inadequate, Potentially Unsafe”

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http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~53~1579936,00.html Crime laboratories run by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are "inadequate and potentially unsafe" as the demand soars for evidence checks, a state audit has found, according to the Denver Post. Conditions have not affected the quality of DNA tests and other work, but some tests are backlogged for so long that prosecutors offer plea agreements to defendants to avoid going to trial without sufficient evidence. The Post said the audit found . . .

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