Jeffrey Benzing.

PublicSource reporter Jeffrey Benzing talks about problems caused when suspected criminals aren’t fingerprinted.

Read Jeffrey’s latest story on fingerprinting >>

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Molly Duerig

Molly Duerig is a freelance videographer. She collaborates with PublicSource reporters, creating visual content to accompany their stories. Molly has degrees in English and Spanish from Allegheny...