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Forensic scientists warn over police cuts

Forensic scientists are warning that cost cutting by the police could lead to crimes going unsolved.

The BBC has learned that a number of forces have begun to reduce the amount of material they send for forensic analysis and experts say that could mean crucial evidence being missed.

Mark Worthington reports.

  • 11 Mar 2011
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