Month: February 2016

Deposition Shows Mismanagement, Lax Oversight Led to BSO Crime Lab Failure

Lax policies and poor oversight may have led to errors at the Broward crime lab that could cause scores of cases to be reopened or thrown out, according to a new deposition by the crime lab’s second in command. Randy Hilliard’s career with the Broward Sheriff’s Office ended on March 28, 2014, after he was…

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BSO Crime-Lab Analyst Investigated for Missing Drugs Has Resigned

Kelli McDonald, a former Broward Sheriff’s Office crime-lab analyst, was involved in testing at least 5,800 drug cases during her nine-year career with the agency. But after discrepancies were found in drug cases she had worked on beginning in 2012, she became the subject of multiple internal affairs investigations. After sitting on forced administrative reassignment…

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