To reduce turnaround times, the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation’s Laboratory Division is undergoing a comprehensive analysis, hiring additional personnel, and adding more technology.
“As of the end of 2010, law enforcement agencies needing evidence tested for DNA were looking at a total turnaround time of 125 days,” Attorney General Mike DeWine said. “We can — and will — do better than that.”
Turnaround times at the end of 2010:
Firearms and Toolmarks:
Polygraph: 4.73 days
Times represent the average evidence processing times of the London, Richfield, and Bowling Green labs combined.