US Embassy officials inspect new police crime lab building PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 15 September 2011 16:26

Police Regional Office-9 Director Chief Supt. Elpidio Z. De Asis Jr. welcomed yesterday three US Embassy officials who conducted an inspection of the new  PRO-9 Crime Laboratory building  at Camp Batalla, RT Lim Boulevard.

The three officials were Richard A. Mears, Alistair C. Baskey and Matthew Fullerton.

The building was inaugurated last Thursday with US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. as guest of honor.

In an interview, Mears said the purpose of their visit is to check which part of the building the equipment will be set up . Among the equipment are Chemistry
Laboratory, Ballistic Laboratory, Finger prints equipment, photography and bullets analyzer.

Mears said these are part of the first batch of equipment that will be put up in the PRO-9 Crime Laboratory to be used for scientific technical investigation and  examination of physical evidence in solving crimes. Police investigators and technicians will also gather evidence for DNA test that will be brought to Camp Crame for examination.

Mears also said  that the training of experts and technicians in gathering evidences will be done here in  Camp Batalla using the first batch of equipment that will be installed soon. — Allen Abastillas