February 27, 2013 in Nation/World

By the numbers

 

50: States that take cheek swabs from convicted criminals to check against federal and state databanks.

28: States that take samples before guilt or innocence has been proven.

1 1 to 17: Days it takes to get results from a DNA swab.

10 million: Criminal profiles in the FBI’s CODIS database.


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