Crime laboratory analysts Carolyn Krieger (front left) and Jared Baum work in a DNA lab at the FDLE’s facility in Tampa, on Sept. 10, 2015. Florida's law enforcement agencies have been facing burgeoning financial troubles, making it harder for them to retain employees and slowing their ability to process evidence.
Crime laboratory analysts Carolyn Krieger (front left) and Jared Baum work in a DNA lab at the FDLE’s facility in Tampa, on Sept. 10, 2015. Florida's law enforcement agencies have been facing burgeoning financial troubles, making it harder for them to retain employees and slowing their ability to process evidence. Loren Elliott Tampa Bay Times
Crime laboratory analysts Carolyn Krieger (front left) and Jared Baum work in a DNA lab at the FDLE’s facility in Tampa, on Sept. 10, 2015. Florida's law enforcement agencies have been facing burgeoning financial troubles, making it harder for them to retain employees and slowing their ability to process evidence. Loren Elliott Tampa Bay Times

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Fred Grimm joined the Herald in 1976. Since 1991 he has written a column about crime, politics and life in Broward.