A Metropolitan Police forensic scientist accused of deceptive an officer answerable for an investigation, together with different allegations, is to face trial for misconduct in a public workplace.
Ursula Collins, from south London, is accused of eight offences alleged to have occurred between 2009 and 2018.
The 41-year-old was charged following an investigation into the Met’s forensic laboratory over the suspected mishandling of proof.
She appeared at Southwark Crown Courtroom on Monday for a pre-trial listening to.
The costs allege that Collins “wilfully and with out affordable excuse or justification misconducted your self in a means which amounted to an abuse of the general public’s belief within the workplace holder by failing to create and retailer displays in accordance with required process, failing to request DNA evaluation of a pattern, deceptive the officer answerable for the investigation in relation to the pattern being submitted and inflicting an undue delay”.
A trial has been fastened to happen on 8 November and is predicted to final eight days.
Collins was granted unconditional bail.