Why do forensic service providers need a quality assurance program? What is a quality assurance program? If an agency does not have a crime laboratory, why worry about it?
First and foremost, law enforcement executives must work collaboratively with their forensic service operations. Without support at the executive level, laboratory services, instead of flourishing, can quickly become a liability. The recent example of what occurred in St. Paul, Minnesota, is enough to make any police chief stop and take notice.