DNA http://wesa.fm en State Lawmakers Considering Expanding DNA Collection By Law Enforcement http://wesa.fm/post/state-lawmakers-considering-expanding-dna-collection-law-enforcement <p>A plan to expand the state’s DNA collection is under consideration by a state House committee.<br /><br />The proposal would allow law enforcement to take DNA samples from people arrested for felonies and certain misdemeanor crimes before they are convicted.<br /><br />Right now, state law allows only for such collection after conviction.<br /><br />Supporters say the move would help close cases and exonerate innocent individuals.<br /> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:50:49 +0000 Mary Wilson 19737 at http://wesa.fm