Political Buzz

Talking WA politics.

NOTICE: Political Buzz has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Political Buzz.
Visit the new section.

Sometimes the problem can be found in the solution

Post by News Tribune Staff on June 27, 2009 at 7:00 am |
June 27, 2009 7:00 am


In Friday’s report from the Tacoma City Manager to the City Council, I noticed a small item. The city has applied for a Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement grant.


“Funds (would be used) to eliminate a backlog in the analysis of forensic evidence. Funds would be used to hire a contract latent print examiner for cases from 2008.”


I searched our clips using key words like “backlog”, “forensic,” “fingerprint” and “Tacoma.” Everything that comes up is several years old.


It appears there’s some sort of forensic and fingerprinting backlog in Tacoma that we haven’ written about. Good to know.


(Photo: multiple fragments of tissue)

Categories:
Tacoma
*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.