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Jim Dougherty, assistant director of the BCA crime lab in Bemidji, shared with June 11 Chautauqua attendees the myths about crime labs and how they really work. Photo by Chelsey Perkins

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Crime lab scientists do not interview witnesses or suspects of crimes, they aren't experts in all types of forensics, they work many more than one case at a time and don't solve all of them, and they aren't all good-looking enough for television.

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