Missouri’s new $5.9 million crime lab may help reduce case backlog.
A second full-service crime lab is scheduled to open in Springfield, Missouri, in October 2008. Currently, the state’s one central lab and six field labs can only run a limited number of tests, and the wait for testing can take up to 10 months. Governor Matt Blunt announced new plans for the crime lab on Monday.
At a news conference with Blunt in Springfield, Rep. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, said, “The crime lab in Jefferson City is working overtime, and the backlog of cases demands more resources so that justice is not delayed.”
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