Maryland Police Concede Criticisms In Audit

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Maryland's state police superintendent has acknowledged that the department has failed to collect DNA samples from thousands of felons, wasted more than $100,000 on ineffective hand-held computers, and failed to adequately monitor the drugs and money it collected as evidence, the Baltimore Sun reports. Col. Thomas E. "Tim" Hutchins, testifying before a legislative panel, agreed with nearly all the findings in a legislative audit and said he is well on the way to finding solutions. The report also said the state police didn't properly monitor firearms dealers, failed to properly manage finances and didn't . . .

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