DNA and Crime

NCSL 2013 Legislative Summit: Aug. 15, 2013


  • Senator Debbie Smith, Nevada


DNA technology continues to improve the accuracy of both criminal investigations and exonerating the innocent. Twenty-nine states and the federal government now have laws in place that allow DNA to be collected and analyzed from arrestees.

In this video Nevada Senator Debbie Smith talks about the role of DNA in crime prevention. 




































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