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Don't wait to take DNA sample

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Over its 16-year history, New York’s DNA database has enabled authorities to identify more than 12,000 criminal suspects, resulting in some 2,800 convictions. The numbers should grow dramatically as a result of its latest expansion last year to include most misdemeanors, as well as all felonies — but not unless the law is tweaked so that more people submit their DNA. As a story in Thursday’s Gazette indicated, the cheek swab that collects the genetic ...

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