Sbi to Probe Cary Police Actions … (p. 2)

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We’re continuing our discussion of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s review of the Cary Police Department’s part in a February hostage situation. The suspect apparently did not intend to rob the bank, and he pretended he had a gun though he was unarmed. Police shot and killed. The SBI must determine if the
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Sbi to Probe Cary Police Actions in Suspect’s Shooting Death

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On February 10, 2011, officers of the Cary Police Department’s emergency response team shot and killed a 19-year-old man as he emerged from a bank with a hostage. The ordeal had lasted for three hours, from the moment the man walked into the bank, placed a knit cap over his hand and demanded that an
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Durham Ballistics Lab in the Works Before Sbi Probe

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Durham has a lot of gun crime, according to the city’s police forensics manager. In the firearms lab at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, gun and bullet evidence from Durham account for a full third of the agency’s workload. Processing the evidence, though, can take the SBI’s lab up to two years, holding
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Afraid of What They’ll Find? Sbi Reforms Stall (p. 2)

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In our last post, we were discussing the progress made by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s efforts to implement changes promised by leadership following an investigative news story and an audit last summer. It will come as no surprise to many criminal defense lawyers that progress has been minimal. SBI and crime lab
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