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How the Police Use Facial Recognition, and Where It Falls Short

After a high-speed chase north of Orlando, Fla., sheriff’s…
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Fingerprint Analysis is High-Stakes Work—But It Doesn't Take Much to Qualify as an Expert

BRENDAN MAX AND two of his colleagues in the Cook County, Illinois,…
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Event: From Lab to Market: A New Tool for Identifying Controlled Substances - Orlando, October 17

Methods for screening suspected controlled substances include…
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Presumptive Drug Test Training

UCF doctoral students Emily Lennert and Jessica Sprague, along…
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Police Mistook Her Cotton Candy for Meth and Sent Her to Jail. Now She’s Suing.

When Monroe County sheriff’s deputies asked Dasha Fincher…
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Miami Prosecutors Quietly Drop "Solved" 1986 Cold-Case Murder Charges

In 2014, Miami-Dade County prosecutors said Rickey L. Davis was…
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The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe - NPR

As legalization of recreational and medical marijuana continues…
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The Hairy Problem with Drug Testing

A new lawsuit says that the practice of testing hair for drugs…
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Why are Police Departments Still Using Drug Field Tests? - The Washington Post

In this opinion piece, journalist Radley Balko discusses potential…