SBPD Explains New DNA Law

As of April 1st, a new DNA collection law is on the books in Wisconsin. The new procedure requires officers to collect DNA and send it to the Department of Justice in Madison to be entered¬†into a database. Lieutenant Clint Henry of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department explains who is covered under the new law…

Lieutenant Henry says television programs¬†like the CSI series use DNA as a key element in their effort to crack cases, but it doesn’t happen that way locally…

Use of the new DNA law in Wisconsin brings with it a new violation, refusal to provide a DNA sample.

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