05/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

FBI, States Vastly Expand DNA Databases

Law enforcement officials are vastly expanding their collection of DNA to include millions more people who have been arrested or detained but not yet convicted. The move, intended to help solve more crimes, is raising concerns about the privacy of petty offenders and people who are presumed innocent.

Read more on New York Times

Subscribe to the Politics email.
How will Trump’s administration impact you?