New crime lab at BGSU will improve services

Local police leaders say getting evidence processed quicker will help them serve residents.
Andy Ouriel
Mar 15, 2013

 

Local police leaders rejoiced when Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently earmarked $12 million to build a new crime center in Bowling Green.

They're thrilled mainly because a new Bureau of Criminal Investigation laboratory will enhance research opportunities and accelerate the turnaround time in piecing together evidence — ideally assisting agencies to solve crimes.

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A new center on Bowling Green State University's campus will replace the present-day regional office on East Wooster Street near Interstate 75.

DeWine also established a partnership with university administrators so students seeking careers in public safety or forensic sciences can take classes at the new lab. 

"From the start, we knew we wanted to build on the campus of Bowling Green State University," DeWine said. "Through a partnership with the school, we can work together to advance forensic sciences in Ohio while helping to prepare the state's next generation of scientists and investigators."

Construction should begin this summer and finish by fall 2014.

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reporter54

CSI BG. Will Grissom be there?

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The Hero Zone

"...a partnership with university administrators so students seeking careers in public safety or..."

Isn't it ironic that...

...the ones investigating the criminals...

...are themselves all registered falcons?

YYEEEAAAAHHHHH!!

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eriemom

Might want to delete some of your photobucket entries.

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The Hero Zone

The account isn't mine, so if there is something wonky there beyond the link to the comic/meme it surely wasn't intended. Though since this could lead to good reference in the future maybe I will create a blog photo bucket account. Hmm!