New Jersey To Analyze DNA From All Convicts

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http://www.nj.com/statehouse/ledger/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1064295701309120.xml New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, calling genetic identification "the fingerprint of the 21st century," has signed a bill requiring all criminals to provide a DNA sample for analysis and inclusion in a computerized database, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. The state already has DNA samples from 11,869 people convicted of sex offenses and violent crimes. Covering all convicts will give State Police genetic information on an estimated 140,000 . . .

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