Daily Archives: January 27, 2012
…Other states do already. Nearly two dozen have adopted legislation requiring DNA samples to be taken after an arrest. President Obama supports it. But in New Jersey, we require DNA samples from those charged with only certain violent crimes. That makes our state’s forensic database much weaker…
DES MOINES, Iowa — Investigators routinely use DNA to solve criminal cases in Iowa and now lawmakers want to expand the number of people being added to that DNA database in hopes of solving even more crimes.