South Carolina to collect DNA after every felony arrest

by jeeg 6. September 2012 21:59
South Carolina’s law enforcement agency will soon collect DNA samples from people when they’re arrested for a felony – rather than post-conviction – four years after legislators passed a law requiring the state’s DNA database to expand. State Law Enforcement Division L... [More]

Katie’s law expansion has bipartisan support but faces court challenges

by jeeg 9. February 2011 23:04
A law that would require DNA to be taken from all individuals arrested for felonies, one of Gov. Susana Martinez’s legislative priorities, has wide bipartisan support and will likely land on the governor’s desk for her signature. But after the bill is passed it will face court chal... [More]
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