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Pima County uses high-tech microscopes in rape cases (access required)

The Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault has begun using two new electronic microscopes to examine rape victims and obtain the physical evidence needed to prosecute their attackers. Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall, Sheriff Clarence Dupnik and Tucson Police Chief Richard Miranda bought the colposcopes with $60,000 seized from convicted criminals and then donated the ...

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