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HB 207 Police lineups; establishes a uniform procedure to be used by all law-enforcement agencies.

Introduced by: Kenneth C. Alexander | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Conduct of police lineups.  Establishes a uniform procedure to be used in all lineups by all law-enforcement agencies intended to ensure maximum accuracy of the procedure. The bill requires that the person who administers the lineup be a person who is not involved in the investigation of the criminal incident at issue and who does not know the identity of the suspect, that only one photograph or person is displayed to the eyewitness at a time, that all information about the suspect is kept from the eyewitness, that the lineup be recorded by videotape, audiotape or in writing by the administrator, and that the quality of the procedures used is subject to review in court by the finder of fact.


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