Backlog

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Changes Tune, Will Process Backlog Of Rape Kits

Last week, Chief Suhr said the department didn’t have the resources to get it done, saying the crime lab was already “maxed out.”

06/10/2015

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Bill To End Backlog Of Rape Kit DNA Testing Passes Assembly Committee

A bill by a Berkeley Assemblywoman that would provide timeframes for testing rape kits and entering the information into a national DNA database was unanimously approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday.

03/25/2014

(CBS)

Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA Office

Many veterans who attended Monday’s meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.

05/21/2012

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California Clears Backlog Of Crime Scene DNA Tests

By hiring more analysts and updating the technology, the California Attorney General’s office has eliminated the months-long backlog of DNA testing, which is going to be a big help to local investigators who rely on DNA evidence to solve crimes.

01/26/2012

A sample driver's license (Department Of Motor Vehicles)

California Driver’s License Backlog Due To Enhanced Security Features

Production problems with the manufacture of California’s new high-tech driver’s licenses have led to lengthy delays for tens of thousands of drivers waiting for new cards.

CBS San Francisco–03/20/2011