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SFPD Crime Lab Tech Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor In Drug Case

A long-running case against a former San Francisco police crime lab technician ended in a misdemeanor plea bargain Friday when she pleaded guilty in federal court to a reduced charge of possessing cocaine in 2009.


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Former SFPD Drug Lab Worker Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession

A former San Francisco Police Department drug lab employee whose alleged theft of cocaine from evidence set off a scandal at the department pleaded guilty Thursday to a drug possession charge in San Mateo County Superior Court, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

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Still Insufficient Staffing At San Francisco’s Crime Lab

Almost a year after San Francisco’s understaffed crime lab took heat for failing to link criminals with several high-profile violent crimes, staffing is even worse.


SFPD Proposes to Restructure Crime Lab

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ San Francisco’s police chief has outlined his plan for dealing with his department’s embattled crime lab. The proposal includes the creation of a new Internal Affairs Division.