A Legislator Speaks: DNA Collection at Arrest

Date/Time: 
10/09/2013 - 1:00pm
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National Center for Victims of Crime
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Ilse Knecht
Contact Email: 
iknecht@ncvc.org.
Contact Website: 
http://www.victimsofcrime.org
Description: 

Learn from a Nevada state legislator why she championed a bill to enable law enforcement to collect DNA from felony arrestees.Senator Debbie Smith (D-NV) will talk about the importance of these laws for preventing and solving crimes. She will discuss overcoming barriers to passage, lessons learned along the way, and how collaborations contribute to best practices in policymaking.

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