After SCOTUS DNA Ruling, What Changes For Police?


Fred Harran, director of public safety, Bensalem Township Police Department in Pennsylvania
Stephen Mercer, chief of the forensics division, Maryland Office of the Public Defender

The Supreme Court ruled in June that police can routinely take DNA samples from people who are arrested for comparison against a national database. The decision raises major questions about how law enforcement and criminal justice processes will change.



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