DNA in Law Enforcement

Panelists discussed forensic DNA as a crime-fighting tool. They focused on technical, legal, and social issues raised but the use of… read more

Panelists discussed forensic DNA as a crime-fighting tool. They focused on technical, legal, and social issues raised but the use of the science by law enforcement officials and criminal matters. Topics included reports of backlogs, mistakes, and misconduct at forensics labs that have cast doubt on the reliability of results. DNA collection practices and policies in various states were also highlighted. Kathy Hudson moderated. close

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  • Kathy Hudson Founder and Director Johns Hopkins University->Genetics and Public Policy Center
  • Greggory S. LaBerge Scientific Director Denver (CO) Police Department->Crime Laboratory Bureau
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DNA in Law Enforcement

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Program ID:
201282-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 1, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 2007

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  • Oct 01, 2007 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2007 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 02, 2007 | 4:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 2007 | 4:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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