NY crime lab improves efficiency with ‘Lean Six Sigma’ process

lab

The Monroe County Crime Lab has not only significantly streamlined case-work, but now projects to process 400% more cases by the end of 2013.
If someone said you could increase the efficiency of your jurisdiction’s crime lab by 200 percent, you’d probably initiate an investigation into possible illegal use of controlled substances.
Since implementing the principles of “Lean Manufacturing” and “Six Sigma” processes, the Monroe County Crime Lab has not only significantly streamlined case-work, but now projects to process 400 percent more cases by the end of 2013.