Law enforcers say that space and money crunches prevent them from keeping some criminal evidence.
By Susan Greene The Denver Post
DENVER, Colo. — If criminal justice experts on a new state panel are able to overcome their differences, Colorado soon will have its first statewide policy on preserving DNA evidence.
"We have a responsibility here to seek out the best practices. … It's gonna be the same whether you're in La Junta or Berthoud or Denver," said Jeffrey Bayless, the retired Denver judge chairing Gov. Bill Ritter's DNA task force.