Allegheny County crime lab employee on leave amid probe

"Right now, we're concerned about the integrity of these approximately 600 cases to ensure these people got a fair trial," he said. "We have an ethical obligation to look at all of these and notify the [defense.] "Even if we don't think there's a problem, we still have to work the files." March 29, 2017Allegheny County crime lab employe...
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Abington Police Destroy 185 Guns From 19-Year Cache In Evidence Locker: Cops

Abington Police Department disposed of 185 guns that had accumulated in their evidence locker since 1998. February 22, 2017ABINGTON, PA -- In January, the Abington Police Department disposed of 185 guns that had accumulated in their evidence locker since 1998.The guns had been surrendered to police over the last 19 years and ultimately ...
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DA: Upper Dublin detective killed himself after stealing drugs or cash from dozens of cases

Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HEREHe was a well-respected police detective, a marathoner, a youth sports coach, and a dedicated dad to four children. Colleagues knew him as someone they could depend on.But Michael W. Gommer, an 18-year veteran of the Upper Dublin Township Police Department, kept a secret for years: He was ...
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New guidelines for police department's evidence storage after theft

Drugs and cash missing from a police evidence room were taken by a police detective who has since passed away. March 2, 2017UPPER DUBLIN, Pa. - Drugs and cash missing from a police evidence room were taken by a police detective who has since passed away.The Upper Dublin Police Department and Montgomery County District Attorney's office ...
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