New Orleans Police Botched Years of Drug Lab Work

The police laboratory in New Orleans uses a GC/MS analysis machines (like the one pictured) to make positive drug identifications in criminal cases . Experts say the lab, which lacks accreditation, does deeply flawed work.

By Matthew Nesvet

November 24, 2020 (7:30 AM)

Click HERE for story, published in The Crime Report Dec. 15, 2020.

[My TCR story replaces investigative findings reported here last month]

Matthew Nesvet, Ph.D. is an anthropologist and journalist. Find him on Twitter @MattNesvet or point your browser to MattNesvet.com. An updated version of this investigation & accompanying story will appear in The Crime Report next month.