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Fresno Police seize guns at record-breaking numbers

abc30HD, KFSN-TV Fresno, CA, abclocal.go.comBYLINE: Sontaya RoseLink to ArticleOne VideoFresno, CAFRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno Police have spent the summer seizing a record number of guns. The past three months, police have taken in almost 250 guns as evidence. The number...
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In Manatee, a turf battle over evidence

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Bradenton.com, bradenton.comBYLINE: LEE WILLIAMS - to ArticleManatee, FLSheriff, administrator at odds over where to house MSO’s ever-growing pile of physical evidence, propertyMANATEE -- For more than 15 years, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office...
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Pinal sex-assault DNA testing lags

The Arizona Republic, azcentral.comBYLINE: Lindsey Collom and Caitlin McGladeLink to ArticlePinal County, AZDNA evidence from more than 200 sexual-assault cases in Pinal County has been languishing in the Sheriff's Office property room, some for decades, a recent audit revea...
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Evidence in criminal cases requires extra care

News Herald, newsherald.comBYLINE: CHRIS SEGAL / News Herald WriterLink to ArticleBay County, FLBay County Sheriff's Office Crime Scene Investigator Chris Reynolds takes fingerprints from a piece of paper in Lynn Haven Wednesday. TERRY BARNER / The News HeraldPANAMA CITY — T...
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Audit of PCSO evidence storage examines excessive backlog

San Tan Valley Today, santanvalleytoday.comBYLINE: Chase Kamp Today PublicationsLink to ArticlePinal County, AZPCSO evidence storage facilities have material stacked to the ceiling.With evidence warehouse shelves stacked to the ceiling and a small number of overwhelmed staff...
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Auditor gives Howard County worst rating

The Columbia Daily Tribune, columbiatribune.comBYLINE: Jodie Jackson Jr.Link to ArticleHoward County, Fayette, MOHoward County’s finances are in “poor” condition, according to a state audit that flags a variety of money-handling issues and practices that are potential violat...
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Where's that gun?

Philadelphia Media Network, Inc., philly.comBYLINE: DAVID GAMBACORTA, 215-854-5994Link to ArticleFUBAR files hold notes on missing stuffPhiladelphia, PAThis label in the Police Department's Firearms Identification Unit is affixed to a cabinet that has ...
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Stolen lawn ornaments wind up in Westminster resident's yard

Carroll County Times, carrollcountytimes.comBYLINE: Carrie Ann Knauer, Times Staff WriterLink to ArticleWestminster, MDA strange surprise: About 20 stolen lawn ornaments were placed in Rebecca Hale's Westminster yard overnight Saturday. SUBMITTED PHOTORebecca Hale wants her ...
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JUL
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Audit finds problems with evidence handling at Pinal County Sheriff's Office

ABC15 (KNXV-TV), abc15.comBYLINE: Corey RangelLink to ArticleOne VideoPinal County, AZAn independent audit raises some alarming concerns within the Pinal County Sheriff's Property and Evidence Unit which, according to the report, could have an impact on past, present, and fu...
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Wilmington police technicians bring order to property and evidence warehouse

StarNewsOnline.comBYLINE: Brian Freskos, to ArticleWilmington, NCPhylisha DellaPia shows some of the steps that have to be taken when rpocessing evidence at the Wilmington Police Department. DellaPia and her co-workers process thousands o...
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MAY
13

New Details: Euclid Police memo mysteriously appears after being told it didn't exist

WorldNow and WOIO, a Raycom Media Station, woio.com, 19 Action NewsLink to ArticleEuclid, OH EUCLID, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has uncovered new documents in the investigation inside the Euclid Police Department.The latest is an internal memo.According to 19 Action News Rep...
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EPD property room exceeds capacity

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The Edmond Sun, edmondsun.comBYLINE: Mark Schlachtenhaufen The Edmond SunLink to ArticleEdmond,OKEDMOND — Edmond officers are busier, leading to 1,272 more property items being submitted in 2010 over 2009, police said.Edmond Police Maj. Steve Thompson said the Police Departm...
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15

DC Police Open New Evidence Warehouse

9 NEWS NOW, wusa9.comBYLINE: Meta PettusLink to ArticleWashington, DCWASHINGTON (AP) -- The District of Columbia police department is opening a new $20 million evidence warehouse that officials say will make it easier to store and retrieve guns, drugs and other contraband re...
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10

Guest opinion: Saving DNA evidence helps convict real criminals

The Billings Gazette, billingsgazette.comBYLINE: JESSIE MCQUILLAN and DAN WEINBERG The Billings GazetteLink to ArticleBillings, MTThe Montana House of Representatives has before it a bill that, if enacted, will measurably improve our justice system. Senate Bill 58, co-sponso...
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JAN
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Roosters missing after cockfighting bust

Link to ArticleLink to VideoBakersfield, CARemember that huge cockfighting ring busted in Bakersfield in November? Scores of participants fled the scene when authorities showed up. As for the roosters, they were supposed to be cared for at the site, but they've apparently fl...
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JAN
01

2 Washington County police departments will disband

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Janice Crompton, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleWashington County, PAThe Washington County district attorney's office plans to seize police evidence rooms and files this morning, after receiving word that two local poli...
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NOV
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Evidence lost in at least 4 Dane County cold cases


Capital Times, CT The Cap Times, host.madison.comBYLINE: STEVEN ELBOW | The Capital Times | County, WIAccess to the evidence room maintained by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office is highly restricted. This view was shot through a screen in an open locker...
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OCT
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Mesa police running out of storage room for evidence

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The Arizona Republic, azcentral.comBYLINE: Nathan Gonzalez - The Arizona RepublicLink to ArticleMesa, AZPolice face lack of storage room for items key to criminal casesEvidence supervisor Lane Darling pulls out an old rifle in the arms section of the evidence/property storag...
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OCT
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New Information: Old Arson Evidence Remains Stored In Metal Container

MyEyeWitnessNews.comBYLINE: Jeni DiPrizio, to ArticleOne VideoMemphis, TNMEMPHIS, TN -- Evidence from several arson cases remains sitting in metal storage containers more than six months after a new evidence room opened.In February, Memphis...
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