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CSI Science Fiction 0

Don’t believe what television tells you about intrepid scientists with unlimited time and resources bored overworked underpaid lab techs examining infinitesimal bits of evidence in pursuit of justice.

It ain’t necessarily so.

As of today, the Virginia Department of Forensic Science will no longer perform several kinds of trace evidence examinations, prompting concern from police.

The department said the move, which will affect some examinations of gunshot residue, hair, fiber and other evidence, is the result of required budget cuts.

More what policing is like in real life at the link.


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