New Audit Delivers Another Blow To D.C.’s Embattled Forensics Lab

Department also failed to comply with its own policies, procedures and regulations, and industry standardsEnter Headline here December 4, 2022 The D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences has failed to operate as an independent part of the justice system, a report from the Office of the D.C. Auditor has found. The report released Thursday determined th...

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Former Trooper arrested for stealing evidence

The Alaska Bureau of Investigations stepped in to audit the evidence facility and found that five items, with a total value of $20,000, had gone missing. August 24, 2020 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Former Trooper Sgt. Jeremy Stone has been arrested on charges of scheme to defraud, theft and misapplication of property, Alaska State Trooper said. The ...

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Salisbury officer suspended, two employees cleared, one retires amidst four internal investigations

100% Inventory of Property Room under supervision of independent forensic auditor in partnership with Maryland State Police May 8, 2020 SALISBURY, Md. – City officials gave an update on Thursday regarding four separate investigations involving members of the city's police department. "We also want to reassure the public that their law enforcement o...

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I-Team: Police departments neglecting evidence room audits

Retired State Police Detective: "To be a new chief or a new evidence officer and not have an outside audit is foolish" November 17, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A retired Springfield police officer will stand trial in December for allegedly stealing nearly $400,000 from the police evidence room.  The 22News I-Team reveals if police departm...

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Investigation forces changes at MVPD

Changes to how the Mount Vernon Police Department handles and disposes of evidence have been implemented in the wake of the FBI's investigation into former detective November 5, 2016 MOUNT VERNON — Changes to how the Mount Vernon Police Department handles and disposes of evidence have been implemented in the wake of the FBI's investigation into for...

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Nevada County Civil Grand Jury issues report on law enforcement handling of evidence

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office is out of compliance with its own written policies and procedures, and with best practices concerning audits and inventories," the report stated. June 14, 2016 The Nevada County Civil Grand Jury on Monday issued a report examining how local law enforcement agencies collect and retain evidence, which was critical o...

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A justified audit Cleaning house in Rogers

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock)Rogers / Springdale, ARIT'S GOOD to see Rogers' police department getting around to the mess in its evidence room. An audit a few months back found major problems that could easily have ...

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GBI probes break-in at police department

The Associated Press State, Local WireMcDonough, GAThe Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a break-in at the McDonough Police Department. GBI agents were on the scene Tuesday after a window to the building and th...

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Sheriff resisted Strike Force audit;

Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)BYLINE: Mcenroe, Paul; STAFF WRITERRamsey County, MNBob Fletcher says he changed his mind after cash and vehicles could not be foundRamsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher repeatedly tried to prevent ...

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Grand jury reports on sheriff's property room

The Bakersfield CalifornianBYLINE: The Bakersfield CalifornianKern County, CAJan. 27--The Kern County grand jury released a report Tuesday saying it's impressed with the Sheriff's Department's property room but has recommenda...

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