Task Force Calls for Improved Identification of Suspects

New York Law Journal
…In addition to supporting the adoption by law enforcement of a voluntary identification protocol, the task force urged two legislative changes: Expansion of the state’s DNA database to include samples taken from people convicted of all misdemeanors in the Penal Law and non-Penal Law felonies as well as an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law to allow photo identifications to be admissible at trial…