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Police Dna Samples

Supreme Court Rules DNA Samples May Be Taken Without Warrant

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, end...

Stop and Frisk -- and DNA Test?

Jason Silverstein | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Jason Silverstein

Taking DNA samples from people arrested, but not convicted of a crime, has the potential to make our already unfair justice system even less fair. Before we expand the preconviction DNA dragnet, we should think hard about what that means in a racially biased system.

Turning The Tables: Cops Wary About Keeping Their Own DNA On File

Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

Police cite privacy concerns over their own DNA stumbleupon: Police cite privacy concerns over their own DNA digg: US Works With Sudan Government S...