Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
Capt. Diana Blackledge said detectives identified a suspect, but felt they didn't have enough evidence to convict him in court, that is, until they employed a "portable DNA lab in a box." Read Full Story Here.
New rapid DNA profiling technologies are emerging to help address agencies' challenges. One system, for example, automates DNA profiling from a simple cheek swab, generating results in about 90 minutes.
Under what circumstances would the Fourth Amendment allow routine collection of DNA samples upon arrest and booking? A recent Supreme Court decision addressed this issue.