Florida police groups adopt standards for eyewitness ID

By SUSAN SPENCER-WENDEL, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer – Updated: 11:05 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2011 It remains far and away the leading cause of wrongful convictions: eyewitness identification. And Monday, Florida law enforcement officials tuned up how police are to handle eyewitnesses, specifying safeguards for officers to lift eyewitness memory as carefully as they would a fingerprint. [Full story: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/crime/florida-police-groups-adopt-standards-for-eyewitness-id-1600903.html ]

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Florida police groups adopt standards for eyewitness ID