Genetic profile of 123,000 people on NI’s DNA database

crime scene profilesTHE genetic profile of over 123,000 people is stored on the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s DNA database, The Detail can reveal.
The latest statistics show that new samples from more than 16,000 individuals were loaded from April 2012 to March 2014, bringing the total in the system to 123,258. This includes DNA taken from people arrested by the police, as well as samples taken for use within specific criminal cases.

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