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Industrial Info Resources

April 20, 2012 06:30 ET

Evidence Points to Increase in U.S. Forensic Crime Laboratory Construction, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2012) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The general public has become increasingly familiar with the science involved in deciphering evidence used in criminal investigations. Television shows such as CSI, Forensic Files and cable channels such as ID: Investigation Discovery and TruTV, along with more cameras allowed in courtrooms, have allowed audiences to delve into the world of investigative forensic science. With this proliferation of scientific knowledge, more contemporary juries want solid forensic and biological evidence to convict those accused. States, counties and municipalities are responding to this trend by building additional, more advanced facilities. Currently, there are at least 11 active forensic crime laboratory construction projects worth approximately $600 million in the United States.

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