Fla. County Asks Detectives For DNA Samples

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The Broward County, Fla., sheriff's office is asking its detectives to submit their own DNA samples on Q-Tips, reports the Miami Herald. The office says they're keeping the swabs on file and that the program is voluntary. A union official said the program is an invasion of privacy and officers do not know what their bosses will do with the unique genetic information. "They cannot compel the officer to do that and I would tell my officers not to do it. Absolutely not," said Barbara Duffy, general counsel for the Broward County Police Benevolent Association. Broward . . .

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