MD lawmakers tackle sexual assault laws


Senate Bill 349 prevents that from happening by prohibiting police from destroying rape kits within 20 years of collection Enter Article DATE HERE This year Maryland lawmakers focused on sexual assault. The General Assembly approved several new pieces of legislation. One of those laws says police must retain rape kits for 20 years, another rec...
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Crime Scene / Evidence Supervisor - Leander, Texas

Salary: $48,089 - $64,438.00 plus benefits, DOE Job Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have a valid Texas Driver's License. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least four years of increasingly responsible experience in a law enforcement agency including experience working crime scenes a...
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Houston faces class action lawsuit from sexual assault victims


The Houston Forensic Science Center took over the police department's forensic operations in 2014 and said it eliminated a backlog dating to the 1980s that it inherited from the police department. October 1, 2017 Current and former Houston officials are facing a class action lawsuit from sexual assault victims who said the delay in testing their ra...
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DNA tech breaks Florida killer clown cold-case, leads to woman’s arrest 27 years later


Authorities tracked down witnesses, re-interviewed them and examined evidence using DNA technology not available in 1990 ​ September 27, 2017 (CNN) — Marlene Warren was finishing breakfast with her son and his friends on May 26, 1990, when a white Chrysler LeBaron pulled into the driveway of her home outside West Palm Beach, Florida. Someone dresse...
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Skeletal remains found in septic tank ID'd as woman who vanished in 2004 (DNA)


The remains, which were found on July 26 in a tank in Weslaco, were positively identified as Johnson through DNA, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office. September 27, 2017 HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas -- Skeletal remains discovered in a southern Texas septic tank have been identified as a woman reported missing more than a decade ago, reports C...
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Evidence in several criminal cases destroyed by Harvey


That water also flooded the property room, which contained 15,000 pieces of evidence September 27, 207 HOUSTON (KTRK) -- We know the havoc Harvey wreaked on the court system here in Harris County, but it also did a number on evidence in a handful of criminal cases. The Courthouse Annex on Cypresswood in northwest Harris County flooded in Harvey's t...
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Police announce arrest in Palm Desert 1993 cold case murder


Remains were identified more than two decades later through DNA September 27, 2017 PALM DESERT, Calif. - A Northern California man is awaiting trial on charges of murdering another man's romantic rival from Palm Desert, whose remains were identified more than two decades later through DNA, which was also used to link the accused killer-for-hire to ...
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Ex-Smith County deputy accused of stealing drugs from evidence room


Marshall, who is from Gordonsville, is being held at the Smith County Jail on $10,000 bond September 27, 2017 CARTHAGE, TN (WSMV) - A former Smith County deputy is now facing charges after allegedly stealing drugs from the sheriff department's evidence room. Brandon McKae Marshall is charged with two counts of official misconduct, two counts of the...
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