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Report: Many suspect lineups remain flawed across Va.

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Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 6:00 am

Only a handful of police departments statewide have adopted a two-year-old Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services model policy aimed at curbing eyewitness misidentification, according to surveys conducted with law enforcement agencies across the state earlier this year.

Errors by victims and eyewitnesses picking out suspects in photo or in-person lineups helped put behind bars all but three of 16 wrongly convicted men proven innocent by DNA of rapes and murders in Virginia.

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