Houston Matters

Is Houston’s Crime Lab Improving?

The Houston Forensic Science Center – Houston’s crime lab – is being overseen these days by an independent board, which hired Dr. Daniel Garner to run it. Garner formerly managed the forensics lab for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll talk with Dr. Garner and chairman Scott Hochberg about […]

The Houston Forensic Science Center – Houston’s crime lab – is being overseen these days by an independent board, which hired Dr. Daniel Garner to run it. Garner formerly managed the forensics lab for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll talk with Dr. Garner and chairman Scott Hochberg about efforts to improve the Houston crime lab, where testing was once temporarily suspended following a critical audit of personnel, facilities, and processes.

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