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Colo. police department's evidence unit blasted


June 10, 2006
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Colo. police department's evidence unit blasted

Dick Foster
Rocky Mountain News
Copyright 2006 Denver Publishing Company
 
COLORADO SPRINGS- The Colorado Springs police evidence unit was a haphazard operation characterized by a disregard for guidelines, a new report on the improper disposal of evidence concludes.

In a 26-page report, City Auditor Jeff Litchfield painted a picture of an evidence locker in disarray, understaffed with poorly trained people who did not follow any system of categorizing evidence by time or type of crime.

His was the second report within a week addressing the department's loss of evidence that may have compromised dozens of criminal investigations and prosecutions.

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