Teen convicts, charged adults may get US DNA files

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http://www.usatoday.com/usatonline/20030416/5073668s.htm DNA profiles from juvenile offenders and from adults arrested but not convicted could be added to the FBI's national DNA database, USA Today reports. Now, DNA only from convicted adults may be placed in the national database, which is used to compare samples with evidence from crime scenes. As of January, there were about 1.3 million DNA samples in the database. Adding adult arrestees and juvenile offenders would greatly expand the DNA system's worth by increasing the . . .

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