Through reporting over the past month, SF Weekly has uncovered multiple instances of scientifically and ethically questionable conduct by DNA analysts at the San Francisco Police Department Crime Laboratory. Our findings focus on two lapses in particular: the destruction of records of a potential ... More >>
Records of bungle in 2008 case were destroyed, investigation findsA forensics analyst's error that resulted in a mix-up of DNA samples, reportedly in a homicide case, has been concealed by officials at the San Francisco Police Department crime lab for close to two years, SF Weekly has learned.
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Crime lab supervisor Matt Gabriel giving the media a tourSan Francisco's bedraggled crime lab took another hit today with the news that two samples in recent years ended up contaminated with lab technicians' DNA. And it appears the lab has no idea what it should do to keep this from happening aga ... More >>