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Internal control, training emerge as pivotal issues, says consultant with U.S. group
The Albuquerque Police Department evidence room isn't the only one in the nation prompting allegations of theft and mismanagement.
Evidence rooms in some of the nation's largest and smallest cities have had major problems. In a sampling from this month:
*A former Detroit police officer was convicted Monday of working with a civilian evidence room technician to steal and then sell more than $800,000 worth of cocaine by marking it as already having been destroyed.
*On March 11, an undercover …