In several cases across the country, criminal investigators have solicited voluntary DNA samples from large numbers of people in an attempt to get a match to DNA collected from a crime scene. The process has had limited success, but civil liberties advocates say t’s a violation of Constitutional rights. A panel talks about the benefits and drawbacks of the so-called "DNA dragnet."

Guests

  • John Farrell Chief of the Prince George's County Police Department
  • Chris Asplen National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
  • Barry Steinhardt Associate director of the American Civil Liberties Union

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