Police arrest people just to create DNA records, claims ex-officer | Pinsent Masons LLP

Police are arresting people purely for the purpose of ensuring that their DNA is sampled and recorded on the police's national database, a report by Government advisory body the Human Genetics Commission (HGC) has said.

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The report recommends that police stop automatically taking DNA samples in England and Wales when someone is arrested and says that they should be given guidance on when and when not to take a DNA sample


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