Order restored to property room

In its prior facility, the Wilmington (North Carolina) Police Department’s property room was a jumble of boxes, with no apparent rhyme or reason.

Now it is housed in a neat, organized facility that makes it easy to sort through past and present cases.

Here is the full story from the Star News.

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Forensic Podiatry (Part Two of Two)

THE DISCIPLINE of forensic podiatry—or, in other words, the examination of pedal evidence—has progressed significantly over the past ten years. It is no longer a question of “What can you do with a footprint?” but rather, “Who can we use to evaluate the footprint?” Cases involving pedal evidence, especially bloody footprints and issues of determining shoe sizing or fit issues compared to questioned footwear, have become more common over the past two or three years.