January 15, 2009
L.A. fingerprint exams falsely implicated suspects; 945 other cases under review
By Richard Winton
Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Police Department fingerprint examiners who falsely implicated at least two people in crimes have been linked to nearly 1,000 other criminal cases that authorities say must now be reviewed to ensure that similar errors weren't made.
Nearly two dozen of those cases are awaiting trial in the Los Angeles court system, said Sandi Gibbons, a