A new contributor to OPS, JT, looks at the issues raised by the recent news that despite promises to the contrary, the DNA of innocent UK citizens is still being held.
The DNA of more than one million innocent people will not be wiped from police records, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.
Police are asking motorists to spy on each other for examples of poor driving in an alarming new extension of the ‘Big Brother’ state.
Anybody who is reported twice in 12 months faces police action – despite never being caught breaking the law.
Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA samples, which could mean drawing blood with a needle, from adults “arrested for” certain serious crimes. Not one Democrat voted against the database measure, which would hand out about $75 million to states that agree to make such testing mandatory.