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LAPD Fingerprint Lab Errors Trigger Review of 945 Cases

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Remember when the LA Times somehow got a confidential report about the underfunded LAPD fingerprint and how two people were wrongly accused of crimes because of sloppy work? As they are disciplined and on leave (one got fired), the six print analysts' work related to those false charges has been connected to 945 cases that the LAPD is going back through to make sure no mistakes were made, the LA Times is reporting. Now the question in all of this is this: if the Times never got their hands on the confidential report about the fingerprint screw ups, would this review even be happening?

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