Thursday, August 16, 2012

What Happens to all the DNA Collected in Courtrooms?

Twenty-eight states and federal courts have laws allowing for the collection of DNA after conviction as well as allowing for pre-conviction DNA collection for certain offenses. What exactly happens to all that DNA? How is it used? The National Institute of Justice answers that question in a new article that includes interviews with state and federal crime lab representatives. Article available here.

1 comment:

Competitive Advantage said...

DNA really plays a vital role in every investigation. It really helps solve the crime.