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Entries from February 2007

Bronx Cold Case Suspect and Possible Serial Killer Arrested

February 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

The suspect in a 17-year-old murder was just arrested in Montenegro. There’s a New York Post article about it [link no longer active] here. It was an incredible investigation. Detective Sgt. Dennis Singleton just kept on it, took it as far as he could, (which involved tracking the guy as he went to other countries […]

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DNA Database Expansion

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Because of recent legislation allowing for the expansion of DNA collecting, I thought I would compare how much bigger New York’s DNA database has grown since I wrote my book. As of August 2004, there were 139,344 DNA profiles in the New York State collection, and the number of hits they got from them was […]

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U.S. Expands DNA Collection

February 5th, 2007 · No Comments

“The Justice Department is completing rules to allow the collection of DNA from most people arrested or detained by federal authorities, a vast expansion of DNA gathering that will include hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, by far the largest group affected.” That’s from a piece in today’s New York Times by Julia Preston. I […]

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