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Connecticut Crime Lab Loses Accreditation After Critical Fed Audit

August 18, 2011  | 

The Connecticut forensic crime lab has lost its accreditation from a nationally recognized society following federal audits that were critical of administrative practices.

The federal audits raised concerns about the administration of the lab. The integrity of DNA testing on crime-scene evidence had not been compromised by the huge case backlogs and chronic under-staffing, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said.

Source: Harford Courant

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