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DNA in 'Minor' Crimes Yields Major Benefits in Public Safety

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Police departments across the United States and around the world are discovering that biological evidence from property crime scenes can play a significant role in preventing future property crimes and more serious offenses. Innovations in DNA technology and databasing have led to advancements in identifying suspects, protecting the innocent, and convicting the guilty.

The information and insights presented in this discussion will be useful to state and local officials involved in framing related justice policies, as well as to practitioners looking to implement some of the best practices in this emerging field.

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Harvard Government Innovators Network
Katharine Browning, Ph.D.
National Institute of Justice
Cecelia Crouse, Ph.D.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Crime Lab
Peter Pizzola, Ph.D.
New York City Police Department Crime Lab
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Date Created: January 1, 2014