Daily Archives: September 26, 2010

State Laws on DNA Data Banks

National Conference on State Legislatures NCSL
All 50 states require that convicted sex offenders provide a DNA sample, and states are increasingly expanding these policies to include all felons and some misdemeanor To date, 47 states require that all convicted felons provide a DNA sample to the state’s database.

DNA made difference in solving cold case

The Daily News Galveston County
TEXAS CITY — Monetta Jeanie Escamilla considers the recent DNA evidence that connected a Louisiana man to her daughter’s murder 14 years ago a miracle.