04/01/2010

Texas agencies slow to update eyewitness procedures

Critics seek new policies to reduce wrongful convictions in Texas

Houston Chronicle

HOUSTON — Houston-area law enforcement agencies have made little headway adopting policies to help eyewitnesses accurately identify suspected criminals.

Despite a statewide study last year criticizing how law enforcement agencies conduct police lineups, many departments still have not written policies or adopted procedures that advocates say can reduce faulty eyewitness identification.

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