michigan state police forensic science

Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division Struggles to Maintain Accreditation

Dr. Felix Adatsi, formerly in charge of the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division's section on blood alcohol testing, has not bee replaced in over two years since he accepted a position out-of-state

The Detroit News reports on July 6, 2012, that the Michigan State Police crime labs are suffering procedural problems and have been extended their last extension of recertification.  This applies to the entire lab, but it also includes the laboratory responsible for blood alcohol testing.  As the News reports:

Inspections at the Michigan State Police's seven crime labs found procedural problems, including how evidence is handled, that need to be corrected before the agency gets a new international accreditation, according to documents obtained by The Detroit News.