Crime Lab

Crime Fighting With DNA Technology Expands In Westchester CountyA high-tech crime-fighting tool once reserved for solving murders and rapes is now being used to bust petty criminals.
Nassau County Crime Evidence Retested Following Fears Of Crime Lab MistakesThe head of the lab advisory board said that no one is going to get out of jail following the retesting.
DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime LabOne employee has been fired and another suspended after the crime lab discovered more than 50 cases in which DNA samples weren’t sent to a state database.
Hicksville Woman's DWI Conviction Tossed Amid Crime Lab WoesA New York judge has thrown out a defendant's drunken driving conviction amid growing questions over the accuracy of results from the Nassau County crime lab.
NY Judge Rejects DA's Bid For Crime Lab ProsecutorNassau officials closed the crime lab last week amid revelations that examiners were producing inaccurate measurements in drug cases.
Special Prosecutor Sought To Probe L.I. Crime Lab Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said she will ask court approval to appoint Eric Dinallo to lead an investigation. Dinallo is the former state insurance superintendent.
LI Attorney: Closed Lab Could Have Big ImpactWhile the closure of the Nassau County Crime Lab had its supporters, there are some attorneys among them that are carefully looking over their own cases to see if the closure would affect their clients.
DA: Errors At Nassau County Crime Lab 'Deeply Disturbing'Testing performed by a troubled Long Island police lab appears to have produced erroneous results.
NY Crime Lab On Probation After ReviewAmong the problems were a failure to comply with procedures on maintaining equipment and instruments and failure to properly document procedures for record storage.