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By the numbers

Wed., Feb. 27, 2013

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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