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by Randy Cassingham

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Lab Dogs
The State of Washington spared no expense when constructing a new crime lab to analyze evidence such as DNA samples, drugs and ballistic fragments. Well they could, except that they spent so much money on the facility they can’t afford to hire enough forensic scientists to do the work that has backed up. “It’s somewhat frustrating, now that we have this great facility, not having the ability to fully staff it,” says director Barry Logan. He plans to apply for grants to help catch up with a backlog of work. (Seattle Post Intelligencer) ...It’s sad to consider that in all this time, politicians have never figured out how to tax criminals.
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