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Since its arrival as a crime-fighting tool, Los Angeles police officers have aggressively used the power of DNA technology to solve countless cases.
When it comes to handing over their own genetic code, however, they've been told to be a lot more reticent.
For nearly a year, the union representing officers has sparred with the Los Angeles Police Department over the department's refusal to set limits on its practice of collecting DNA samples from officers involved in shootings and other incidents involving serious force. Although rarely done, officers can be required to submit... Read more