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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…

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,…

Event: From Lab to Market: A New Tool for Identifying Controlled Substances – Orlando, October 17

Methods for screening suspected controlled substances include…

Presumptive Drug Test Training

UCF doctoral students Emily Lennert and Jessica Sprague, along…

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…

Miami Prosecutors Quietly Drop “Solved” 1986 Cold-Case Murder Charges

In 2014, Miami-Dade County prosecutors said Rickey L. Davis was…

The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe – NPR

As legalization of recreational and medical marijuana continues…

The Hairy Problem with Drug Testing

A new lawsuit says that the practice of testing hair for drugs…

Why are Police Departments Still Using Drug Field Tests? – The Washington Post

In this opinion piece, journalist Radley Balko discusses potential…