News in Numbers


February 16, 2012

The average number of days it takes for the Pennsylvania Police's Bureau of Forensic Services to return a DNA sample that only takes 1-2 days to process in the lab. Officials say the long wait -- caused by a backlog of more than 1,700 cases -- jeopardizes and delays investigations.

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